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Northumberland Council Community Chest Grant

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The Community Chest Scheme aims to deliver funded projects which benefit the community and local areas. Environmental protection and improvement projects will be classed as priority cases, as will community projects and the promoting of health and wellbeing.

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Eligible Organisations

Any voluntary, community or not-for-profit group or organisation (including charities), based in or serving communities of Northumberland, are eligible to apply.

Suitable Projects

Project types are not specified, but they must meet the following criteria:

  • Seen as valuable to the area
  • Are not able to secure mainstream funding from the council or other sources

Higher priority will be given to:

  • Projects submitted by small community groups, as having an income of less than £10,000 per year and no paid staff
  • Development of sustainable, long-term projects
  • New grant applicants

Application Process

  • Review the guidelines and check eligibility
  • Complete an online form, or print off a downloadable form
  • Email or postal applications are accepted

Important Dates

Please refer to the website for more information.

Funding Range

Grants of up to £10,000 are applicable, with the average grant being £2,500.

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