Eligible organisations will be able to access grants of up to £10,000 and/or smaller grants of up to £3,000 for community based projects and activities that improves the lives of vulnerable/disadvantaged people and communities.
The SHIRE Community Grant programme will enable voluntary and community sector organisations (including social enterprises and Town/Parish Councils) to deliver community-based projects, services and activities which directly benefit the most vulnerable people in Leicestershire.
We are particularly interested in funding new and innovative projects that will:
- improve the lives, health and wellbeing of vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and communities in Leicestershire
- provide early intervention and prevention based solutions which help to reduce demand on Council services
- complement existing services already being delivered
Organisations interested in applying for a grant will need to discuss their project proposal with the Grant Officers before completing an online application form.
Although applications can be submitted at any time, bi-monthly deadlines for applications have been scheduled for:
Monday 14th May 2018
Monday 9th July 2018
Monday 10th September 2018
Monday 12th November 2018
To apply for a grant, go to: www.leicestershirecommunities.org.uk/grants