Funding Available For Local Groups

Local organisations delivering community projects in the area may be eligible to apply for a Community Grant from East Lindsey District Council.

The Council’s ‘Large Community Grants’ provide a potential source of 50% grant funding of between £1,001 to £8,000 to ‘Not for Profit’ organisations delivering community projects in the area.

The grant scheme can support a various activities with ‘capital’ and ‘revenue’ grant funding, eligible activities includes but is not limited to: Community buildings, Sports and recreation projects, Heritage projects, Community arts projects, Community events and ‘Support and advice’ type projects.

The scheme is open to formally governed ‘Not for Profit’ organisations, including:

Town and Parish Councils
Constituted Community Groups
Sports Clubs
Registered Charities
Social Enterprises
Parochial Church Councils

The Council’s Community Grants Team is holding a series of workshops across the District to provide information and advice to groups interested in applying for a Community Grant. The nearest workshops are being held in Alford, Sibsey, Horncastle and Skegness.

The closing date for applications is 17 September 2015.

Community Grants Workshops Schedule

Location
Date
Time
Venue
Booking Required

Mablethorpe
Monday, 13 July 2015
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Mablethorpe Community Hall
Yes

Skegness
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
12.30pm – 2.30pm
Church Farm Museum, Skegness
Yes

Sibsey
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Sibsey Village Hall
Yes

Horncastle
Thursday, 16 July 2015
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Stanhope Hall, Horncastle
Yes

Alford
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Alford Corn Exchange, Market Place, Alford
Yes

Louth
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
12.30pm – 2.30pm
London Road Sports Pavilion, London Road, Louth
Yes

North Thoresby
Thursday, 23 July 2015
7.00pm – 9.00pm
North Thoresby Village Hall, Market Place, North Thoresby
Yes

For more information check out the Community Grants page on the East Lindsey District Council website.

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