Communities Fund

The Dartmoor Communities Fund 2017/18  

The Dartmoor Communities Fund offers grant support to communities across much of Dartmoor (West Devon, South Hams and Teignbridge excluding Ashburton & Buckfastleigh).  

The first round of the  2017/18 grant programme closed to applications at the beginning of September 2017 and awards were announced at the beginning of December. You can see a full list of those projects awarded funding.   

2nd Round now open for projects in Teignbridge!

For Teignbridge parishes only, the fund has opened again.  So if you are in Teignbridge (excluding Ashburton and Buckfastleigh) and you have a community building, open space or other facility that provides an important and valued service and is looking to improve then the Dartmoor Communities Fund maybe able to help!

If you can answer yes to the following questions, your project is likely to be eligible to apply to the second round of the Dartmoor Communities Fund 2017/18 main grant scheme: 

  • Are you a community group or Parish/Town Council
  • Is your project on Dartmoor?
  • Is your project within Teignbridge (excluding Ashburton & Buckfastleigh)?
  • Is your project to support a community facility e.g. village hall or community shop?
  • Is your project for capital works e.g. building or ground works or new playground equipment?

To apply to the fund please contact:

Jo Rumble or Julie Colliety on 01626 832093 or

If you would like to see what projects received funding in previous years, then look on the Dartmoor Communities Fund 2014/15 ,  Dartmoor Communities Fund 2015/16  and Dartmoor Communities Fund 2016/17 pages.

'Just Do It' Small Grants Fund - still open!

For all Dartmoor parishes (excluding Ashburton, Buckfastleigh and Cheriton Bishop), 'Just Do It' grants of no more than £500 are available for environmental works.  Applications to the ‘Just Do It’ small grants scheme will be determined within 4 weeks and it is ideal for when communities just need a small amount of cash to do works themselves to maintain or enhance their community. 

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your project or application, please contact Jo Rumble, Dartmoor Communities Officer on 01626 832093 or email:

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