ROMO Community Fund

Description: Romo has identified three key themes and wishes to engage it's employees in selecting from a shortlist of excellent local projects that offer support in these areas, where the company and staff may support those projects on a longer term basis with grants, volunteer time and gifts in kind as deemed suitable each year.

Type: Project Costs

Status: Closed

Maximum: £9,000

Opening: 10/01/2022

Deadline: 07/03/2022

Notes: Apply before deadline


Romo Ltd is a well-established and successful family firm based in Sutton in Ashfield with over 300 local employees.  The directors and staffare keen to support their local community with a grant program working in partnership with Nottinghamshire Community Foundation.

A representative panel of Romo employees will select from a shortlist of excellent local projects where the company and staff may engage with and pro-actively support those projects through a combination of grants, volunteer time and gifts in kind as deemed appropriate.

Romo has engaged with Nottinghamshire Community Foundation to ensure that all projects shortlisted are pre assessed as the most in need and covering the fund criteria. Chosen grants recipients will be monitored to ensure the outcomes of the award and relationship with Romo Ltd is of greatest benefit to the community.


Who can apply

This fund is open to locally registered charities, constituted community groups and other charitable organisations including Social Enterprises, CICs and CIO’s.  The fund is open to smaller grassroots organisations with a maximum turnover of £500,000 pa.



Groups can apply for up to £9,000 per year.



Applicants must be registered in Nottinghamshire with a preference for the districts of Ashfield and Mansfield.



  1. Mental health
  2. Domestic abuse (supporting women and families)
  3. Children and young people around education and development


Grants will not be awarded to:

  • Statutory or public services
  • Organisations with large reserves
  • Organisations that do not operate or run activities within the area of benefit
  • Groups not properly constituted or without two years of audited accounts
  • Projects that have already taken place
  • Groups not registered in Nottinghamshire
  • Faith groups unless they are open to the wider community
  • Political campaigning
  • Individuals


Amounts available and rounds

The fund runs one round per year.

Groups can apply for up to £9,000 per year

Opening Date:  10th January 2022
Closing Date for Applications:  7th March 2022

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present to a panel week commencing 25th April – details to be confirmed.

For more information please contact us on 01623 620202 or email


Apply to the Romo Community Fund