Funding opportunities from Merton Council

Strategic Partner Programme

We are commissioning a new set of strategic partners, to whom we will provide grant funding with services funded from April 2019.

Strategic Partner Programme


Crowdfunding for community projects

Got a good idea for a community project in Merton? Merton Hive can help you attract funding, promote, and deliver local projects - no matter how big or small.
Merton Hive (SpaceHive website)


Other funding opportunities

London Councils

London Councils invests funding in voluntary organisations on behalf of the 32 London boroughs, through the London Boroughs Grants Scheme. Other funding is also provided through London Councils, including the European Social Fund.

Awards for All

A Lottery grants programme that funds small, community-based projects across the UK
Awards for All website

Merton Voluntary Service Council (MVSC)

MVSC can provide help with accessing new funding.
MVSC website


Funding awarded by Merton

Merton Council produces a voluntary sector funding database on an annual basis. This details the voluntary, community and faith organisations that have received funding from Merton Council to provide a range of services.

Key highlights for 2018/19

  • £9,929,474 - Total amount funded to the voluntary sector in 2018/19
  • £9,153,842 - Total awarded in cash grants/commissioned services
  • £251,189 - Total awarded in notional funding (rent and transport)

For more detail, please download the Voluntary Sector Funding database below.

Funding database

We will continue to update and publish our funding on these pages.
If you have any queries, comments or suggestions regarding the funding database, please email us at