Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving Programme

Grants will be awarded to projects that create empowering opportunities and make life better for local communities. Priority will be given to projects which get very little support elsewhere. NB: registered charities cannot apply.

Halifax Central Initiative

Skipton Building Society is providing its Grassroots Giving programme for a fourth year in a row to small, local community groups in the UK.

The Skipton Building Society established the Grassroots Giving programme in 2013 to mark the anniversary of its 160th birthday. It offered 160 donations of £500 to local grassroots groups and organisations that are “passionate about making life better for others” but which get very little support elsewhere. The winners were chosen by a public vote. Since its launch, 483 small organisations have benefited from £241,500 in awards.

This year, there are 163 pots of £500 to give away to voluntary groups, community organisations and sports clubs throughout the UK.

Grants of £500 will be awarded to projects that create empowering opportunities and make life better for local communities. Priority will be given to projects which get very little support elsewhere.

Local grassroots groups, such as community…

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