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Small Grants Fund 2023

In 2023 WTOF  introduced a small fund to support local community groups and organizations with expenditure on projects which promote the objectives of the charity. The main objective was to engage people in matters relating to conservation, protection and enhancement of the environment, and the promotion of sustainable development at local level. For instance it …

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Out Of Place

Out Of Place: A social heritage arts project working on the theme of refugees and WW1. This was an engagement project with communities in Worcester, using a relational, digital and tactile making process in which workshop participants  explored the movement, impact and arrival of refugees.

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Impetus

Impetus: Impetus is a responsible finance provider (social enterprises formally known as a CDFI) working in the West Midlands and Gloucestershire, set up in 2004 in the wake of the foot and mouth crisis. We provide access to loan finance for new and emerging businesses and social enterprises which are in a finance gap. Since …

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Sustainable Community Buildings Roadshow

Sustainable Community Buildings Roadshow: Starting in March 2019, a touring roadshow took in village halls from the Cotswolds to Shropshire  showcasing all the current opportunities to make our community facilities more sustainable. Funders and industry experts were on hand to talk about potential developments such as green building technologies, electric vehicle charging points, and community …

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Community Led Housing

Community Led Housing: Community led housing is usually a small development of homes designed, built, owned and controlled by a group of local people. It’s all about local people identifying and tackling housing needs in their area, knowing that the homes they create will be there for ever for the benefit of the community they …

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Rural Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project (ReVIP)

ReVIP: Rural Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project A scheme in the West Midlands and its environs to develop infrastructure for electric vehicles and an income stream for village halls. The project will combine charging points with renewable energy, backed by grants and gap financed by Impetus. We are currently recruiting project partners covering the areas of …

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