Small grants available for community groups & organisations

Community Action Partnership are encouraging applications for small grant requests, made available for community groups and voluntary organisations in Blaby District who are wanting to expand or develop their activities. 

If your group is based in Blaby District, and benefits local residents, you may be eligible to apply for a Blaby District Council Community Grant.  Community Action Partnership administers the grants programme on behalf of the District Council and so far this year have supported groups to obtain over £40,000 for a range of activity to strengthen and support their communities.

Award recipients

Last quarter’s successful applicants after receiving their cheques

Money is now available for groups to apply for small grants. The different funding streams are as follows.

  • Revenue grants up to £500 for projects or small capital purchases that benefit the community
  • Staying Healthy Grants up to £1000 for projects that aim to increase life expectancy and reduce inequalities

The grant programme aims to support a wide range of community groups.

Priority is given to groups that have not been awarded a grant within the last three years and that focus on the District Council’s key objectives of Children & Young People, The Environment, Safety, Strength & Health of the community and  Valued Public Services within the community.

Applications for the community grants are accepted quarterly and the next deadline is Friday 29th November 2013, 12 noon. 

For more information, or to request an application pack, please contact the Community Support Organiser at Community Action on 0116 2727669 or email jenny@communityap.org.uk

You can also learn more by attending a grants drop-in at The Pavilion, Sportsfield Lane, Huncote on Tuesday 12th November between 7:00 and 8:30pm. No appointment necessary.

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