Grants to Organisations Working to Promote Inclusion and Employment – March 2018 (UK and Ireland)

The VINCI UK Foundation has announced that applications for funding in 2018 will be accepted from 1st January until the end of March 2018.

The Foundation offers one-off grants of £3,000 to £20,000 to independent small and medium sized registered community interest or not-for-profit organisations that support people who suffer social or employment exclusion.

Projects supported will:

  • Promote access to the labour market
  • Promote integration through housing and inclusive mobility
  • Help to build better communities
  • Be located near to an office or worksite of VINCI companies.

Projects recently supported include:

Angus Riding for the Disabled Association who received £5,000 to help buy a pony that will aid physical therapy for disabled people.

Creekside Education Trust were awarded £12,590 to support a programme of outdoor activities to further social cohesion and reduce isolation amongst families and adults.

Churches Action for The Homeless (CATH) were awarded £10,000 to buy a new van that will be used to support homeless people in the city.

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