Space to Connect - Explore Application

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Thank you for your interest in applying to the Space to Connect Fund Explore strand.   

Use this form to apply for a grant of up to £10,000 to lead conversations in your community about better use of spaces.

Before applying, please carefully read the guidance notes to check whether your organisation and your project idea meet our criteria.   

If you are eligible, please complete and submit this form by midday (12pm) on Monday 12th August.  

If you have any questions about completing your application, please email

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Data declaration and authorisation
I confirm I am authorised by my organisation to submit this grant application on its behalf. I understand my information will be stored on the Co-op Foundation’s secure system and deleted in line with our retention policy. I agree the Co-op Foundation may use this application, and may share this application (including any personal details provided) with key stakeholders, which include Co-op, government and the contracted evaluation and learning partner for the purposes of assessment, fraud prevention and programme evaluation.  You can contact us about your data and change your preferences at any time by emailing or writing to us at Co-op Foundation, 1 Angel Square, Manchester, M60 0AG. Read more about how we use your data.

Organisation address and status

Application primary contact

Please note: all future correspondence will be sent to this email address. Please double-check to ensure it is accurate.

Application secondary contact

About your organisation

Are you well known in your community? Do people trust you? Do you have a good track record?

About your community


The work you want to deliver and the difference it will make


please enter a number with no symbols, commas or decimals, e.g. 30000

please enter a number with no symbols, commas or decimals, e.g. 10000
(The value of the grant requested must not be more than 50% of your organisation’s total annual income)

Your feedback and final questions

We’d value your feedback on our funding guidelines and application form. Your responses to this section won’t be used to assess your application but will help us improve our grant application processes.