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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.

Published: Thursday 9th July 2015

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