Community Budget

Villages has a community budget for Fitton Hill and Stockbridge Village to which local residents can apply. Applications are considered by each relevant Estate Management Committee.

Donations are made to groups and individuals to provide equipment, help fund events and enable residents to participate in various activities.

Donations will not normally be over £500.

Grants will be given on the following provisions:

Grants must benefit the communities of Stockbridge Village and Fitton Hill.

Recipients of the grant are willing to provide promotional material for the Villages quarterly newsletters.

Monies received must be spent on the activity specified in the application form. Proof of purchase may be requested.

Villages Housing is an equal opportunities company. Grants will not be given to groups that are shown to discriminate on the grounds of race, colour, ethnic or national origin or because of their religion, gender, physical disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Grants will not be given to groups shown to be affiliated to any political parties.

All Grant Applications will be considered by the Estate Management Committee which is a sub-committee of Villages Housing's Board and whose members are local residents in Stockbridge Village and Fitton Hill.

For more information contact Lisa Fowles on 0161 633 4060 or Barbara Murray on 0151 480 1313.

You can now download a Community Budget Application Form as a PDF.

Below is a link to Oldham Council's website with information about different organsiations which may be able to help you fund your community project or group.

www.oldham.gov.uk/your_community/community_funding.htm

If you live in Oldham you can also apply for ROCA funding. The Respect Our Community Awards have been designed to enable the communities of Oldham to be as imaginative as possible when trying to resolve issues of nuisance in the area where they live.

You may also like to have a look at the "Community Foundation for Merseyside" website www.cfmerseyside.org.uk/

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