Farcet Parish Council has the power to award grants donations to people who apply to the Parish Council. All applicants must meet the criteria set out in the Grants awarding policy.

An application form must be completed and returned to the Clerk. The applications will be reviewed three times a year.

In addition to awarding donations/grants, Farcet Parish Council administers the Eli Nightingale charity is governed by the will of Eli Nightingale. The charity is constituted as trust and administrated by Farcet Parish Council. The Parish Council elect three trustees for a term of for years at an Annual Parish meeting.

The Eli Nightingale charity was established to provide assistance for the poorest  and neediest of persons residing in the parish, including their children, poor and aged windows. It also provides funds for the maintenance of the memorial of Eli and Fanny Nightingale.