"Changing the face of coalfields communities."

Provide Practical Help and Community Investment

We are committed to supporting grass roots community activity and offer funding support to groups whose activities benefit our communities.


Disability Solutions West Midlands, the Stoke-On-Trent charity that provides support for disabled residents in the Staffordshire area, has received over £9,000 in funding thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. The user led organisation will allocate the funding, which totals £9,680, towards providing a combination of IT courses and basic nutritional information, highlighting the importance […]

crt activity logo Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England)

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Coalfields Community Futures (Scotland)

This programme involves supporting ex-mining communities that have not benefited substantially from external funding from the Trust and partner funders.   Check out our video to hear more about the programme directly from those who have been involved.   What is it about? Community Futures is an approach to local community planning and sustainable community development […]

Coalfields Regeneration School (Scotland)

Since establishing its Coalfields Community Challenge programme in 2011 to address the continuing issue of poor employment prospects in former coalfields areas, The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has identified a significant element of Third Sector, community and voluntary organisations which maintain a reliance on grant funding. A lack of knowledge in key areas means that such […]

crt activity logo Coalfields Community Investment Programme (Scotland)

The Coalfields Community Investment Programme supports activities delivered by community and voluntary organisations working in Scotland’s coalfield communities.  Investments can be capital and/or revenue awards for charitable groups, not for profit organisations or social enterprises working to support regeneration activity in their areas. The Programme is a small fund created to support activities that tackle some […]

Coalfields Capacity Building (Scotland)

  ‘More Than Just a Funder’       CRT recognises that grants alone are not a solution for coalfield communities – we are a key player facilitating the development of community capacity.   We encourage and support small voluntary and community groups to expand their scope, build new partnerships, and tackle more ambitious projects within […]

Coalfields Community Grants (Wales)

The Coalfields Community Grants Programme in Wales can award grants from £500 up to £7,000.   This programme is for community and voluntary organisations that can demonstrate strongly that a grant will impact positively on people living in the Coalfield communities of Wales. Grants will be awarded for projects that can be completed within 12 months and […]