The Quartet Community Foundation support small, community-based charities and voluntary groups in the West of England whose work benefits local people. They give grants to a broad range of causes and welcome applications from both new and established groups. The Quartet Community Foundation is a charity that helps donors in Bristol and surrounding area to support the local causes and charities they care about. They manage a range of funds, all of which have their own funding criteria, priorities and closing dates. There are so many different types of fund we recommend you visit their website as these are changing all the time. (see below). Relevant Quartet grant schemes as of June 2021 include:

  • Corona Virus Response Fund – for local activities that are helping communities affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. includes urgent Coronavirus Response
  • High Sheriff of Somerset Charitable Trust – help to combat crime.
  • Bristol Youth Sector Support Fund – The fund will support projects up to £10,000 that result in a diverse range of services for children and young people 8-19 years old and a stronger youth and play sector.
  • Funding the Future – These grants are available to community anchor organisations in Bristol that would like to make a step change to the way they are funded, organised, or deliver their services for the benefit of their local communities.
  • Somerset Crimebeat trust – grants of £1500 to promote safer communities, give young people the opportunity to use their own energy, imagination and enthusiasm to reduce and prevent crime, educate young people on the causes and effect of crime.
  • Stoke Park Group Friends Fund – Grants are awarded to individuals and care groups working with people with learning disabilities. The fund is intended to benefit clients who previously enjoyed the facilities provided by the now disbanded Stoke Park Hospital Group and its outreach provisions, and other people with learning disabilities who may have used these facilities, had they still been operating.

How to apply: Most funding streams have their own application form which is downloadable from the website. For more information please phone 0117 989 7701, or Email: or visit


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