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.

Community Grant

This grant is for organisations looking for £500 or less of funding for their project. This grant can be applied for up to three times per year

Small Grant

This grant is for organisations looking for £2,000 or less of funding for their project.

General Grant

This grant is for organisations looking for £2,000 or more of funding for their project.

Recent Grants

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

Trustee Vacancies

Trustee Vacancies

The Trust has one vacant Trustee position on the Board for 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 Community Trust CIO.

For the vacancy, the ideal person will need to live in the St Budeaux area. The ideal person will need to have good local knowledge and be active in the local community. They will need to be IT literate, a team player and be able to communicate clearly and sensitively and to take an active part in discussions.

The role will require attendance at one evening meeting per month and Trustees will be expected to take time to prepare in advance for those meetings. Trustees may be asked to attend additional meetings when required and to visit projects.

This is a voluntary role and there is no remuneration.

For further information, a full role description or to request an application form please contact the Office Manager at admin@northyardcommunitytrust.org.uk or on 01752 764455

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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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2021-22 Meeting Dates

2021-22 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 2021: Application meeting on 21st September

Applications and all associated documentation must be received by 12.00 on Friday 10th September to be considered at this meeting

November 2021: Application Meeting on Tuesday 16th November

Applications and all associated documentation must be received by 12.00 on Friday 5th November to be considered at this meeting

January 2022: Application Meeting on Tuesday 18th January

Applications and all associated documentation must be received by 12.00 on Friday 7th January to be considered at this meeting

March 2022: Application Meeting on Tuesday 15th March

Applications and all associated documentation must be received by 12.00 on Friday 4th March to be considered at this meeting

May 2022: Application Meeting on Tuesday 17th May

Applications and all associated documentation must be received by 12.00 on Friday 6th May to be considered at this meeting

July 2022: Application Meeting on Tuesday 19th July

Applications and all associated documentation must be received by 12.00 on Friday 8th July to be considered at this meeting

September 2022: Application Meeting on Tuesday 20th September

Applications and all associated documentation must be received by 12.00 on Friday 9th September to be considered at this meeting

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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.