Greggs Local Community Projects Fund – open until 28 February 2019

News from: Reading Voluntary Action

The Greggs Local Community Projects Funding is open for applications until 28 February 2019. Grants of up to £2,000 are available and they are looking to fund projects that improve resilience within your community. This can include sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks.

Please note that they do not fund running costs or continuation of existing and ongoing work, or organisations with a turnover of more than £300K. All projects must support a community of interest, that is people who are:
-Disabled or suffering chronic illness.
-Living in poverty.
-Voluntary carers.
-Homeless people.
-Isolated older people.
-Have other demonstrable significant need.

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate improvements against at least one of the following Key Performance Targets to be successful for a grant:
-Beneficiaries have decreased social isolation.
-Beneficiaries report improved health and wellbeing.
-Beneficiaries report improved resilience/coping mechanisms.
-Beneficiaries have improved life skills.
-Beneficiaries have improved opportunities.

Please complete the online application form found on the website at

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