Date: 11 September 2017
There’s less than three weeks left to get your applications in to get funding for two grant schemes in Brentwood.
They are the Brentwood Community Fund (deadline is September 29) and the Brentwood Mental Health and Wellbeing Small Grant Scheme (you have until October 1 to get your applications in).
The Brentwood Community Fund
The Council is inviting bids from individuals, groups and organisations for a share of the cash on offer for local causes and projects that will support and improve the quality of life for local people and tackle the issues that they think are important. All applications must benefit Brentwood's communities. Projects must be delivered in the Borough and take place between 1st January 2018 and 31st December 2018. The fund has £16,300 available in total in the current financial year, and grants of up to £2,000 are available for applicants.
You have until September 29 to get your applications in.
Brentwood Mental Health and Wellbeing Small Grant Scheme
The new grant has been set up to give communities the opportunity to promote local initiatives to support the mental health and wellbeing of the people living within the Borough. All applications must benefit Brentwood's communities. Projects must be delivered in the Borough and take place between 1st November 2017 and 1st November 2018. There is £10,000 available as part of the fund and community groups, individuals and organisations can apply for grants for up to £1,200 for local causes and projects that will support and improve mental health and wellbeing for local people.
You have until October 1 to get your applications in.
Brentwood Borough Council’s Chair of the Community, Health and Housing Committee, Councillor Chris Hossack, said: “Local residents, groups or organisations can get a bit of extra financial help with their projects with the Brentwood Community Fund.
There are grants of up to £2,000 available for causes and projects that will improve the quality of life for local people and tackle the issues that they think are important.”
Brentwood Health and Wellbeing Board Chair Councillor Olivia Sanders added: “Th Brentwood Mental Health and Wellbeing Small Grant Scheme aims to help encourage opportunities for projects to support the mental wellbeing of others and to work together to promote good mental health.
The deadline is not far away, so I would encourage anyone who would like to apply for a grant of up to £1,200 to get their applications in soon.”
Please note both funding streams have criteria that the Council would expect to see links to one or more of in your application.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.brentwood.gov.uk/funding
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