Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund is now live
The Autumn 2018 budget announced that, to mark the centenary of the Armistice, government would support several initiatives, including making available grant funding to support improvement projects for village halls.
European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants are financed through the European Union and are designed to develop the capacity of the community and to meet local needs. Part of this strategy is to help people increase their chances of finding work. Applications are open to organisations based or working within the county of Staffordshire. A full criteria can be found below along with a breakdown of the grants application process, which must be read and fully understood before making your application.
You can apply for a grant of up to £20,000.
We Love Lichfield is an endowment fund, and provides funding to community and voluntary organisations across the whole Lichfield district, including in Burntwood and the surrounding villages. There are 2 rounds of funding every year, one in May and one in November, and the deadline for application submissions is Friday 3rd May 2019.
You can apply for a grant of up to £1,000.
This Funding Fair is an opportunity to meet with funders, consider a range of funding you may not have previously considered, gain an insight into a funder’s way of thinking and discuss your group or organisation’s funding needs.
The event is FREE to any charity or voluntary/community group operating in Staffordshire.
Refreshments will be provided.
Spaces are limited to two per organisation. If you require more, please contact email@example.com to see if this is possible.
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The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is dedicated to supporting small to medium sized organisations (SMEs) in England, Scotland and Wales, and providing opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy costs - this includes Village Halls and other community buildings.
Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer. This is thanks to a partnership between the West Midlands Combined Authority and The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.
Calor offer rural off grid communities the chance to gain funding for projects that will improve local life.
Projects supported could be anything from redecorating your community centre or village hall; to new equipment for youth clubs, sports teams or scout groups. Calor are open to ideas
They offer grants of up to £5,000 for projects that provide an on-going service for local communities.
Rural communities with projects off the mains gas grid can submit their projects for funding.
ACRE has put out an update on the announcement in the October Budget that the government will provide up to £8 million to help with the cost of repairs and alterations to village halls, Miners’ Welfare facilities and Armed Forces organisations’ facilities.