Who can apply

You can apply if your organisation is a:

  • Registered charity
  • Constituted voluntary or community group, organisation, or club
  • Community interest company (CIC)
  • Company limited by guarantee (non-profit)
  • Local, not-for-profit community or voluntary organisation

Start-up advice can be given on request by the Programme Team to non-constituted groups or individuals starting community engagement activities.

You cannot apply if your organisation is:

  • a sole trader
  • generating profits for private gain

You must also meet the following criteria:

  • The primary contact has the authority to act on behalf of the organisation/club.
  • Your activity must be of benefit to Lambeth residents.
  • Your organisation has at least two unrelated people on the board or committee.
  • You have a UK bank account in your organisation’s name.  (Payments cannot be made to individuals).
  • You produce and can provide annual accounts or if you are less than 18 months old provide draft accounts and a financial statement.
  • Voluntary organisations must have a written approved constitution or governing documents.