Community support scheme 

Does your community group need support?

The communities in which our branch network operates form the heart of the Society.

We are committed to giving something back to the communities in which our members and staff live and work. Each year we take part in a number of community events and help by giving donations and sponsorship to community organisations, groups and teams.

Some of the groups and events we have supported are shown below.

Newbury Building Society has a strong commitment to the counties it operates, and the Community Support Scheme provides a straightforward way for local groups and charities to secure valuable funding for their work.

Jane Stanford-Beale, CEO of Autism Berkshire
HOW AND WHEN YOUR COMMUNITY GROUP CAN APPLY

Applications for our Community Support Scheme funding are considered twice a year and the deadlines for 2022 are as follows:

Round 1: all applications must be submitted by Saturday 30 April 2022

Round 2: all applications must be submitted by Monday 31 October 2022 

Unfortunately, we are unable to consider applications submitted after these deadline dates.

We consider applications for assistance in a number of different categories, including those that:

  • Promote and encourage sporting activities

  • Promote and encourage activities in the arts

  • Support education and development

  • Benefit the environment

Typically award amounts are between £100 - £500. 

If you would like to apply for funding, donations or sponsorship please read our leaflet and complete the online application form available in the right side menu. Once completed, you can email it to us or drop into any branch.

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Online application form

Click to access the Community Support Scheme online application form. Please complete and submit the form to be considered for funding.

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Community support scheme information leaflet

Here you will find the community support scheme information leaflet. The leaflet will download as a PDF into your toolbar.

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