Foundation Grants from Hilton in the Community
Organisations such as charities and other not for profit organisations can apply for grants ranging from a few hundred pounds up to £30,000 per year for up to 2 years that meet one of the Foundation’s chosen areas of focus.
- Disabled children
- Children in hospital
- Life-limited children in hospices.
Previously supported projects by the Foundation have included Oakington Manor Primary School which received a grant of 1,000 towards equipment for journalism projects and Derby Toc-H Children’s Camp which received a grant of £3,623.27 for the provision of holidays and activities for underprivileged children.
The next closing date for applications is the 3rd May 2011.
For more information visit the application page here
| Cultural Grants: Newcastle-under-LymeCulture vultures can access grants of up to £1,200 from Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council to stage creative events in the community.Cultural grants are available to arts and community groups that are planning arts projects in the borough.
Live music and music festivals, performing arts schemes, calligraphy workshops, craft sessions and youth photography projects are just some of the schemes which have been supported in the past.
Tina Ball, Community Arts Development Officer, said: “The borough council is keen to support arts and cultural schemes for the benefit of residents in Newcastle. “The application form has also been redesigned recently to make it clearer and easier for people to complete.”
The Grants Assessment Panel meets three times during the year to determine the outcome of grant requests.
The application form is available from the Borough Council’s website and at the Borough Museum and Art Gallery.
For more information, contact Tess Mason/Delyth Copp on 01782 619705
New Grants Scheme Announced South Staffordshire
The new scheme called Generations Working Together is being earmarked to support groups and activities which help bring generations together and help bridge the gap between young and old.
£1,000 is up for grabs in each of the council’s ‘locality areas’, with a maximum of £500 allocated per project.
Free help on developing applications is also being offered by the council and by South Staffordshire Community and Voluntary Action (SSCVA).
Dave Heywood, Deputy Chief Executive at South Staffordshire Council is encouraging local groups to come forward and bid for the new grants:
“Community groups play such a central role in our society and we really want to support those who are helping to bridge the gap between young and old”.
Any groups looking to find out more information can call the council’s Localities Team on 01902 696410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding information courtesy of Nalgao