Area Forum Grant Funding Halton Council Are Seeking Your Good Ideas

Halton Borough Council has allocated a small amount from Council Funds in order to respond to local requests.  The money must be used on things that will improve life in the area and should meet the following criteria:-

  • It must not result in a long-term financial commitment.
  • It cannot fund the routine overheads or running costs of new projects or existing organisations
  • It should contribute to one or more of the Council priorities:

A Healthy Halton

Employment, Skills and Learning in Halton

A Safer Halton

Children and Young People in Halton

  • Environment and Regeneration in Halton

It must have community support

It must benefit the community or community group in the area forum to which the application is made.

It must not support activity which either challenges Council decisions or goes against Council Policy.

It cannot fund projects that have already taken place

If you have any ideas you would like considered please complete the attached application form and return it to the address or email below.

Timeframe for Applications

Applicants are asked to bear in mind that the Area Forum meets at designated times during the financial year to discuss applications and this is usually during the months of: June, September, December and February. It may be possible to make decisions on applications in between these dates.

For queries and sending electronic applications please contact:

Broadheath, Ditton, Hale & Hough Green –

Appleton, Kingsway & Riverside – or

Birchfield, Farnworth & Halton View –

Grange, Halton Brook, Heath & Mersey –

Halton Castle, Norton North, Norton South & Windmill Hill –

Beechwood & Halton Lea –

Daresbury –

Get In Touch

Halton & St Helens VCA 

Halton Office: 01928 592 405
St Maries
Lugsdale Road

St Helens Office: 01744 457100 
2nd Floor Beacon Building
College Street
St Helens
WA10 1TF



Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith organisations and volunteers in the Boroughs of St Helens and Halton.