Local Communities Projects Fund: Round 4 Opens Soon (England, Scotland & Wales)

The Greggs Foundation Local Community Projects Fund distributes around £1.8 million per year to organisations throughout England, Scotland and Wales. The Local Community Projects Fund makes grants of up to £2,000 to not for profit organisations with a turnover of less than £300,000 a year The Foundation are more likely to make grants to local organisations based near Greggs shops.

The Foundation supports projects that improve resilience within communities. This can include sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks. New approaches and innovative ideas as well as sustainable approaches to supporting communities are welcomed. All projects must support a community of interest, i.e. people who are:

  • Disabled or suffering chronic illness
  • Living in poverty
  • Voluntary carers
  • Homeless people
  • Isolated older people
  • Other demonstrable significant need

Successful applicants will have demonstrated improvements for beneficiaries against at least one of the following Key Performance Targets:

  • Decreased social isolation
  • Improved health and wellbeing and resilience/coping mechanisms
  • Improved life skills and improved opportunities

Round 4 opens on 1st December 2018

Projects previously funded include:

  • RoRo Sailing Project RoRo Sailing Project – a grant to purchase items of safety equipment required to enable severely disabled people to use their facilities.
  • West Norfolk Young Carers West Norfolk Young Carers – a grant to take some of their young carers to an Outdoor Adventure Centre to help the carers build confidence and self-belief.

Useful Links:

Apply Online

https://www.greggsfoundation.org.uk/grants/local-community-projects-fund

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