Not for profit organisations, including schools voluntary/community organisations and charities, that are located within 2 miles of a One Stop shop can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for projects that benefit their local community. The grants are available for a wide range of activities and the funding will cover the direct costs needed to deliver the project, this could be buying litter pickers and bags for a community clean-up days, plants, spades and forks to plant up a new community garden, the cost of a minibus for a day trip for a community group or the materials needed to paint a room at the local hospice.
Carriers for Causes is a rolling programme and applications are accepted all year round. Applications are shortlisted on a quarterly basis for panel decision which will take place every three months. Applicants will generally know the outcome of your application within 16 weeks of applying.