The Parish Council can provide grants for local groups and organisations  for projects meeting certain criteria.  Our policy is included on our application form which can be found here.

Wokingham United Charities provides grants for needy people living in Wokingham, Wokingham Without, St. Nicholas Hurst, Ruscombe and Finchampstead who are in poverty, hardship or distress.

Visit or alternatively telephone 07598 583513 or email

The Finchampstead and Barkham Relief in Sickness Fund provides financial help to those who live in the Parishes of Finchampstead and Barkham who have disabilities and require or request poverty relief.

Grants range from £100 to £1000 and are available for a wide variety of needs including Electrical goods; ; Convalescence; Clothing; Living costs; Household bills; Holidays; Travel expenses; Medical equipment or Nursing fees.  Grants are one off and cannot be repeated.

Contact Miss G. Poppelstone, Chairperson on 0118 9736855 or Email

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