Village Hall Grants

A funding scheme is available from Defra to provide support for the modernisation and improvement of village halls in England. Works undertaken or scheduled to take place can include new roofs, insulation, extensions, and more energy efficient heating systems. Also smaller projects such as disability access, toilet upgrades and new kitchens.

Grant awards of between £2,000 to £5,000, and up to 20 per cent of eligible project costs, are on offer. Project expenditure must take place before 31 March 2025.

The scheme will remain open during 2024 until available funding is fully allocated. More information here.

Case Studies

  • Bruno Cardona

    A £4,288 Business Adaptation Grant has enabled a landscaper gardener to offer a new service of chimney sweeping.

  • Thompson Tree Services (UK) Ltd

    A £25,000 Business Development Grant has enabled the purchase of new equipment for this Wirksworth based arboricultural company.

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    Brosterfield Engineering Services Ltd / Peak Tractors Ltd

    A £14,252 Business Development Grant for new equipment has enabled this Rowsley-based family business to bid for new contracts.

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