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Micro grants 

If you have an idea that will benefit the community and you have the support of at least two other Clarion Housing households, then we can offer micro grants of up to £300 to help get your idea off the ground. The micro grants are ideal if you’re not part of a formal group or you are a non-profit group needing small funding to try something new.

As an example one resident bought materials to start a new food growing area for their street. Another resident wanted to run a social event in their community centre to meet their neighbours.

Apply for a micro grant

Contact GuideLine to talk through your ideas for a micro grant. After this discussion, we will send you a short form to put your idea on paper. 

If you’re looking for bigger funds see our community grants page. These grants offer £300-£5,000 for constituted groups, social enterprises and charities.

Micro grants in Merton

Do you have an idea for a project or activity that will benefit Clarion Housing residents, and the communities in which they live, in the London Borough of Merton? If so, then we can offer organisations and groups, grant funding of up to £500.

The project or activities should be focused around:

  • young people and access to opportunities
  • sense of community and neighbourliness (environment)
  • health and wellbeing

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your project, please email the team.

The deadline for application is Friday 28 February.

Apply now