Plymouth Drake Foundation Grants

The Plymouth Drake Foundation aims to provide funding for Plymouth Community organisations all year round.

We have an Endowment Fund held and delivered in partnership with Devon Community Foundation.  In addition we distribute funding from other agencies, work in partnership with local organisations and we provide our own small grants throughout the year.

Our Grants                                                                            

OPEN | Grants are available

Our Plymouth Training Fund is open and Plymouth voluntary, charity and social enterprise can apply up to £200 to help them train any members of staff, volunteers and or Trustees.  For full information and criteria please read the application form linked below or contact the office.

If you would like to consider applying for this grant as a consortium of organisations please contact the office to discuss further.

Maxium Funding amount - £200 per application

Application Form







Devon Community Foundation administer the Plymouth Grassroots Fund, which has 'named' funds that are for the benefit of Plymouth. Those named funds were raised by Plymouth Drake Foundation and matched by a Government initiative (see about us for more info). We have a grants panel who supports the decision making process.  See below for our 'Named Funds':
  • Plymouth Drake Foundation British Legion Fund

  • Plymouth Drake Foundation Millfields Trust Fund

  • Plymouth Drake Foundation Community Grants

  • South West Water Plymouth Drake Foundation Fund

  • Plymouth Drake Foundation Trinity House Fund

  • Plymouth University Pioneering Fund

To find out more about our 'Named Funds' please CLICK
Applications for these funds can be made at any time


The Zone in partnership with Plymouth Drake Foundation manages the Youth Hardship fund. Following kind donations from the People of Plymouth and collected by Plymouth Drake Foundation and careful management from The Zone we know we have made a huge impact on many young people’s lives.