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Community support scheme

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.

During the last year some of the events and groups we have supported include:

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 can your community group apply for support?

Applications for our Community Support Scheme funding are considered four times a year and the deadlines for 2021 are as follows:

Round 1: all applications must be submitted by Sunday 28 February 2021 CLOSED

Round 2: all applications must be submitted by Sunday 30 May 2021

Round 3: all applications must be submitted by Sunday 29 August 2021

Round 4: all applications must be submitted by Sunday 10 October 2021

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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