Our Grants

To date, the North Yard Community Trust has distributed over £730,000 to more than 90 local projects.

 The Trust funds projects that benefit people living in the North Yard Community Trust area. Projects from a wide range of categories can be supported including improving public spaces, youth facilities, public health schemes, well-being initiatives, energy efficiency initiatives, improving underused land, sustainable transport, restoration of historic buildings and regeneration projects.

How to Apply

We make it really easy to apply, just follow the three simple steps below…

1. Check you meet our guidelines

Anyone in Plymouth can apply; however, the project must benefit the communities of Barne Barton, Kings Tamerton, St Budeaux, Keyham and parts of Weston Mill (See Map).

2. Gather supporting evidence

The Trust will look for evidence on why your project is needed, what support you have for your project and how your project will benefit the communities of the NYCT area. 

3. Complete our application form

You can download our application forms from this page. Once you have submitted your application form, your application will be discussed by the Trust.

Fast Track Grants

These grants are people looking for £500 or less for their project.

Small Grants

These grants are for people looking for £1,000 or less of support for their project.

General Grants

These grants are for people looking for £1,000 or more for their project.

Recent Grants

Here’s how our grants have made a difference in our local communities…

Plymouth’s Great War – Interim Report

Plymouth’s Great War – Interim Report

Project intention: to engage large numbers of local children in an experiential look at WW1, to learn about how the war impacted their home city and the wider world. Project Aims: to expose the children to a creative approach to WW1 using drama, slide show...

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2020-21 Meeting Dates

2020-21 Meeting Dates

The North Yard Community Trust Board meets on the third Tuesday of the month. From September meetings will be held every two months. September 2020: Application meeting on 15th September Applications and all associated documentation must be received by 12.00 on Friday...

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Trustee Vacancies

Trustee Vacancies

The Trust has two vacant Trustee positions on the Board; one to represent Weston Mill and one to represent St Budeaux. The role will require you to serve as an ambassador for the charity promoting the understanding and recognition of, and support for, the North Yard...

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Get in touch.

Want to find out more about The North Yard Community Trust or the grants we offer? Use our simple contact form to get in touch today.