Apply for Funding

Year 4 funding available!

This is the 4th and final year this panel will be making funds available.

Funding Allocation
The total funding available for Wednesfield South in year 4 is £11,309.

The minimum allocation to any one group is able to bid for is £250 and the maximum is £2,500.

Closing Date
The panel will be accepting applications for year 4 funds up until 23:59 on Monday 8th September, 2014 and any recommended funds must be spent by February 2015.

The panel will meet to consider applications on the following dates:
Tuesday 24th June, 2014
Tuesday 19th September, 2014

Download our Community First Plan for more in depth info: Wednesfield South Community First Community Plan.

Application Process
The Panel will consider your application and then decide whether to recommend it to the Community Development Foundation for final approval.

You will be notified of both a successful or unsuccessful application by the Wednesfield South Panel, CDF will then contact you to arrange payment of the funds.

Making an application for Community First Funding is easy!

Firstly, please take look at our priorities and think about how your project will meet these in the Wednesfield South Ward.

Second, complete an Application Form, telling us about your project, how it meets our priorities and most importantly, how much money you’d like.

Please don’t be put off by the application form, if you have any questions contact us on or contact Simon Hamilton at Wolverhampton North East LNP Team on or 01902 556 622.

Submitting your Application

All funding applications should be submitted by email to or posted to:

Wednesfield South Community First Panel
c/o James Clarke
305 Griffiths Drive
WV11 2LD

So far we have funded:

Year 4
Wednesfield South TRA – £1,750

Year 3
Cycle Actifit – £485
Friends of Fibbersley Nature Reserve – £500
Wednesfield Wolves FC – £1,300
Wednesfield History Society – £2,500
St Alban’s Church – £2,500
St Thomas Centre – £1,092

Year 2
Wednesfield FC – £1,134
Wednesfield Community Team – £1,417.50
Heath Town Swimming Club – £616.20
Wednesfield Aces Cycle Speedway Club – £600
Wolverhampton North Scout Group – £1,300
Bentley Bridge Community Arts Working Group – £1,000
Generation Next Youth and Community Project – £500
Cycle Actifit Community Interest Company – £480
Woodend Community Association – £500
Our Own Future – £482.30

Year 1
Wednesfield South TRA – £650
Wednesfield Youth Group – £800
Wednesfield FC & Wood End Tenants Association – £400
Wednesfield FC – £909
St Thomas’ Church Centre Management Committee – £2,500
Marching Band of St Gregory’s – £500

Wednesfield South Funding Allocation

The funding allocations for 2012-2015 are broken down as a proportion of the total amount: £33,910

Year 1:  £5,624 – Now closed
Year 2: £8,489 – Now closed
Year 3: £8,488 – Now closed
Year 4: £11,309 – Now open