Friday, 2 September 2016

Community Grant applications

Voluntary groups are an important part of services provided within our town. without them, these services would cost the taxpayer so much more. 

I am glad to see that the pot of money has been maintained - we all know that it is essential to support the good work of kind people.

This press release came out today:

Voluntary and community groups in Ipswich can apply for cash support as the Borough Council announces it has maintained the size of its grant pot.

Groups can apply for amounts up to £20,000 for the year through either a Community Investment Grant (this grant provides core funding for running costs or pump priming funding for an organisation to build its capacity); 

or a Community Project Grant (this grant is suitable for trying something new or for one-off activity that delivers one or more of the Council’s grants priorities).

Successful applicants need to have a legal governance structure and be able to demonstrate how they will measure progress in at least one of the following areas: promoting community safety, improving health and wellbeing, promoting learning and skills development, making Ipswich cleaner, more attractive and sustainable, enhancing culture and leisure activities, working with individuals and groups who are disadvantaged and promoting equality of opportunity and fostering good community relations.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 10th October 2016.

The application form and guidance for applicants can be found at

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