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
Charter Standard Clubs will have access to funding schemes that are not available to all clubs. One of these grants is Grow the Game. To learn more about Charter Standard and Grow the game here