Community Grants

2020/21Blyth Town Council Logo

The Town Council has a total budget for £200,000 for Community Funding to support groups and organisations in the Town and to help them deliver activities and projects that benefit Blyth and its residents.The funding is split into £184,000 for Community Support Grants and £16,000 for Councillors’ Small Schemes (each Councillor is allocated £1,000).

The Community Funding Sub-Committee meets four times a year to consider applications for Community Support Grants. 

Councillors can use their Small Schemes Allowance at any time of the year to give grants or pay for projects and their requests must be approved by the Chair and Vice Chair of the Community Development/Community Funding Sub-Committee and the Town Clerk.

Update on Community Grant funding 

The Community Grant funding for 2020/21 has now been allocated and no further applications can be accepted.  

COVID-19 Community Support

BTC have ringfenced unspent budget from cancelled events to support Covid-19 related projects in the community and applications can be submitted at any time so that we can respond to requests for assistance.

Please complete the application form here (Opens in a new window) and return it to for consideration by the Community Funding Sub-Committee.


Northumberland County Council’s Community Chest Fund for 2020 is now open and full details can be found at the link below:

The first round deadline is 2 October and a second round will run until the 15 January 2021.


Grants Awarded 2020/21 (Opens in a new window)

Grants Awarded 2019/20 (Opens in a new window)

Grants Awarded 2018/19 (Opens in a new window)

Grants Awarded 2017/18 (Opens in a new window)

Grants Awarded 2016/17 (Opens in a new window)

Grants Awarded 2015/16 (Opens in a new window)