The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity that uses the proceeds of the compulsory carrier bag charges across the UK to offer the grants to support good causes in local communities.
Voluntary organisations, charities, schools and pre-schools can apply for grants of up to £500 from the WHSmith Trust.
There are two application rounds each year. The deadline for the current funding round is the 30th September 2017.
More info and how to apply, click here