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Funding for organisations and groups operating in the former coalfield areas

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:08

Funding for organisations and groups operating in the former coalfield areas

The Coalfields Community Investment Programme offers grants to organisations/groups including CASCs operating in the former coalfield areas. Click here to see the areas covered by the programme.

The Coalfields Community Investment Programme provides grants up to £10,000 (from a pot of £500K) for projects that deliver in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities and that will make a positive difference in addressing the following themes:

  • Health: Supporting projects that increase participation in activities/services that improve the health and wellbeing of people in former coalfield communities.
  • Skills: Growing the skills of people in order to increase their opportunities
  • Employment: Developing pathways to increase the number of people in work

N.B. The fund cannot fund sports and physical activity projects and qualifications unless they are aimed at one of the following under-represented groups:

  • Impairment Groups / Disabled People
  • Women and girls
  • Victims of abuse
  • Carers
  • Homeless people
  • Older population – 60+

The fund has 4 eligibility survey periods and application deadlines over the next 12 months.

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