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.