supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Greggs Foundation's Local Community Projects Fund
The Greggs Foundation's Community Projects Fund provides grants of up to £2,000 to not-for-profit organisations in England, Scotland and Wales for projects or for providing equipment for people in need at the heart of local communities.
These include people who are:
Disabled or suffering chronic illness;
Living in poverty;
Isolated older people; and
Living with other demonstrable significant needs.
Eligible projects should improve resilience within a community of interest and can include sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks.
The Foundation is also interested in new approaches and innovative ideas as well as sustainable approaches to supporting the community of interest.
Eligible projects should also be able to demonstrate that they have achieved at least one of the following Key Performance Targets for their beneficiaries:
Decreased social isolation;
Improved health and wellbeing;
Improved resilience/coping mechanisms;
Improved life skills; and
The Local Community Projects Fund is administered by seven charity committees throughout Great Britain.
The deadline for applications is Friday 03 March 2017.
To find out more or to apply to this fund click here.