Open 4 Funding

What is Open 4 Funding?

The main features of this interactive database are:

  • Inclusion of over 4,000 funding sources
  • Data sourced from EC and government sources, including government departments, local authorities, charitable trusts and corporate sponsors
  • Updated daily
  • Easy to access and use
  • Rapid identification of funding sources specific to need
  • Searches relevant to your local area

Who can access Open 4 Funding?

Open 4 Funding is for use by parishes and related community projects in the Dioceses of Chester and Manchester only. Anyone designated by your parish or related community group can access it.

How to access Open 4 Funding

Click here to access

When you use the system for the first time:
•Click on the ‘Search for Funding’ box and complete the registration form.
•Clicking on the Register button will generate an e-mail providing a password within minutes.

Using Open 4 Funding

There is an excellent user guide on the Open 4 Funding Website (click the Help and Advice tab). If you need further assistance, please contact the relevant support staff below.


Please contact Debbie Dalby and let us know if any of your applications are successful. This will allow us to continue to assess the effectiveness of GRANTnet and decide whether we should continue with the subscription

Page last updated: 29th March 2017 10:24 AM