The Funded Partner Programme

Barnwood offers 3 distinct funding options open to organisations and groups who work to create positive change for disabled people and people with mental health conditions throughout Gloucestershire.

These are: Unrestricted Funding, Project Funding and Small Grants Funding.

Please note that, as of March 2024, Barnwood Trust will not be considering applications for Unrestricted or Project Funding, as we have reached our maximum capacity for upcoming Funding Committee Meetings. Organisations may still apply for Small Grants Funding (up to £10,000) by submitting an Expression of Interest through Gloucestershire Funders

We are busy reviewing when and how we reopen again for Unrestricted and Project Funding and we will make this information available as soon as it is known to us.

For an in depth explanation about the Funded Partner Programme, please watch the video below.

Who can apply

You can check which funding category you might be eligible for by clicking on the link below. Detailed eligibility criteria for each funding type can be found further down this page.

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We highly recommend reviewing our Funded Partner Programme information pack before submitting your application. Click on the icon below to view and download.

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How to apply

Please note that organisations cannot currently make an application directly to Barnwood Trust. Applications are received by us through Gloucestershire Funders, a collective of funder and local authority representatives which meets fortnightly to consider expressions of interest. To make an application to us, you must first submit a short expression of interest through the Gloucestershire Funders website. Visit to find out more.


Click on the icon below to view or download a list of frequently asked questions.

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Click on the icon below to view of download information about our due diligence checks.

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Click here for more information on our Unrestricted Funding

Click here for more information on our Project Funding

Click here for more information on our Small Grants Funding