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Community Grant Scheme

Diss Town Council is committed to assisting voluntary and not-for-profit organisations working for the benefit of Diss residents.


One of the ways this is done is through financial grants.


Our priorities and criteria


We’re particularly interested in applications that support our town’s distinction and heritage, partnership and synergy, and community and people. 

Our Community Grant supports local groups who meet at least two of the following:


  • Provide a service that benefits the residents of Diss as a whole

  • Provide a service that benefits a specific category of residents of Diss, particularly disadvantaged or vulnerable sections of the population

  • Provide a service or facility not currently offered elsewhere in Diss

  • Add to or improve existing facilities

  • Make better use of under-used Town Council facilities (such as the DYCC or sports ground).

  • Are freely available to all sections of the community


Grant Recipients 2023-24

Available grants: £10,000

No grants have been allocated as yet.

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You can find full information on the criteria and application process in our Grant Policy.

How to apply:

Once you’ve read the guidance notes, you can:

When to apply:

The Council’s Financial Year runs from April to March, and usually applications for grants are considered at two points in the year.

  • Applications received by 31st May will be considered in July for payment from September onwards.

  • Applications received by 30th September will be considered in January for payment from February onwards.


Grant receipts 2021
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