Grants

Grants 

Our Big Local Area provides a number of grant giving opportunities to residents and organisations working in the Big Local area.

This page will highlight each grant programme and information about how to apply, time frames and closing dates for the activity / programme.

Our Current Grants 2017

Community Activities Grant Programme

To support in addressing the priorities under the theme ‘Our Community’, grants are currently available for not-for profit, voluntary and community groups and social enterprises active and delivering services in the Grace Mary to Lion Farm area.

How much funding is available?                                                                                                 Groups can bid up to £3,000

Grants are available for activities and projects which must demonstrate that they meet at least one of the following outcomes:

  • People from different neighbourhoods know each other better
  • There is increase in voluntary activity
  • People of different ages get to know each other better
  • People in the Big Local area have more confidence to voice concerns and know how to take action

Funding can be used for either capital expenditure (e.g. equipment, furniture, materials, etc) or revenue costs (e.g. staff wages, venue hire costs and utilities costs). Funding can be used for expanding existing activities or developing new activities that enhance the quality of resident’s lives in the Big Local area.

For more information please see the application guidance and application form below.

Application Guidance

Application Form

 

Advancing Churches as Community Hubs Fund

To support in addressing the priorities under the theme ‘Our Community’ grants are currently available for churches in the Grace Mary to Lion Farm area.

How much funding is available?                                                                                                      Churches can bid for up to £10,000

Grants are available for churches, their activities and projects and must demonstrate that they meet at least one of the following outcomes:

  • People from different neighbourhoods know each other better
  • There is increase in voluntary activity
  • People of different ages get to know each other better

Funding can be used for either capital expenditure (e.g. equipment, furniture, materials, etc) or revenue costs (e.g. staff wages, venue hire costs and utilities costs). Funding can be used for expanding existing activities or developing new activities that enhance the quality of resident’s lives in the Big Local area.

For more information please see the application guidance and application form below.

Application Guidance

Application Form

To find out more, or see if your project is eligible for either of the above funding pots, please contact Helen Trueman by email: helen.gm2lf@outlook.com or call 07724 584241.