Powys County Council Funding Support 

Powys County Council operates funding schemes to support businesses and community organisations investing in the county.


These capital schemes are managed by the Council's Regeneration service. 


Covid Community Recovery Grant

The purpose of the Covid Community Recovery Grant is to help community groups, charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups supporting people and communities in Powys respond to the challenges and impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.  It aims to assist recovery and help organisations develop flexible and responsive plans and activities to become more resilient and financially sustainable in the future.

Local organisations can apply for up to £20,000 for projects and funding can be used to support a variety of initiatives such as expanding services or activities, enhancing facilities, purchasing equipment, or recruiting and supporting volunteers.

Grants will cover up to 80% of costs and funding can be matched in either cash or staff/volunteer time.

  • Up to £5,000 grant for small projects

  • Up to £10,000 grant for local projects, meeting local need. 

  • Up to £20,000 grant will be considered however the council expects organisations to be able to clearly demonstrate that a wider geographical coverage and range of beneficiaries will be supported.  

Read the full guidance for Covid Community Recovery Grant here


Apply for the Covid Community Recovery Grant here

The funding will be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis.

For further information please contact: 

communitydevelopment1@powys.gov.uk tel. 01597 827659.

The Transforming Towns Place Making Grant offers support for a wide range of projects, from green infrastructure developments to internal and external commercial and residential improvements for business owners.

Under the 2021-22 funding programme, an initial 12 towns have been identified in the region to guide investment. However project proposals from any town within the region under the Placemaking grant are welcome. Find out more in the documents below.

> Transforming Towns Place Making Grant Fact Sheet

> Transforming Towns Place Making Application Form

For further information please contact:

Email: Regeneration@powys.gov.uk 

Telephone: 01597 827657


Renewal & Property Improvement Loans


Has your property fallen into disrepair? Does it require building works in order to be re-occupied or sold? If so, Powys County Council has many helpful financial packages that may be of interest to you.

Up to £25,000 per unit  

  • Via Interest-Free Loan  

  • Early Repayable Options Available

  • Landlord/Empty Property Specific Products

  • Available for all Home Improvements

More information can be found here

Landlord Loans

Houses into homes

Phone 01597 827464 Website: www.powys.gov.uk

Email: privatesectorhousing@powys.gov.uk

Home Improvement Loan 

ZILF “Energy Efficiency Finance 

Up to £5,000 - Repayment over 5 Years - Interest free - Specified works only


This loan is currently available to homeowners at £5,000 per measure, specifically for energy / carbon reduction projects, subject to affordability tests. Qualifying measures include greener double glazing, boilers, solar panels and insulation measures. Support is fully repayable over 5-years.

Phone: 01686 626234 Website: https://rocbf.co.uk

Email: jan.godfrey@rocbf.co.uk

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