Villages Launch the new £26,000 Community Fund

03/01/2018

Villages Housing Association is delighted to launch the new ‘Villages Community Fund’ which offers grants of up to £500.00, to help fund community projects and initiatives in Stockbridge Village, Knowsley and Fitton Hill, Oldham.

The Community Fund has a budget of £16,000 for Stockbridge Village and £10,000 for Fitton Hill which aims to allocate funds to those that want to encourage community spirit, promote learning, education, employment and preparation for it, increase community safety, encourage healthy living and well being, promote financial inclusion and improve the environment.

If you live in a Villages Housing neighbourhood or provide a service that benefits individuals within these communities, you can apply to receive funding for your great idea! You can apply for the fund if you are a voluntary or community group, individual, school, health body or a not for profit organisation.

How do you apply?

  • Think of an idea
  • Download the application form, or fill out the film below
  • You can contact the team for an informal chat about the likelihood of success or for help in putting your bid together
  • Complete and return the application form and email communityfund@villages.org.uk
  • We will acknowledge receipt of your application within 7 days. The application will be recieved by Village's Estate Management Committee and this will be communicated to you within 30 days of receipt of you application.

The funding is limited in size and is available from 3rd January 2018 – 31st March 2019. Application forms can be submitted within this time frame.

For more information, please email communityfund@villages.org.uk or telephone 0300 123 55 22. To download an application pack please visit http://villages.org.uk/villages-community-fund.

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