The Greggs Foundation Local Community Projects Fund offer grants of up to £2,000 to organisations supporting people in need. Priority is given to not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover of less than £300,000 and who are working with local communities near to a Greggs store.
The Foundation wishes to support projects that improve resilience within communities. This can include sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks. They are also interested in new approaches and innovative ideas as well as sustainable approaches to supporting communities. Projects must support a community of interest, ie people who are:
- Disabled or suffering chronic illness
- Living in poverty
- Voluntary carers
- Homeless people
- Isolated older people
- Other demonstrable significant need
Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate improvements against at least one of our Key Performance Targets to be successful for a grant:
- Beneficiaries have decreased social isolation
- Beneficiaries report improved health and wellbeing
- Beneficiaries report improved resilience/coping mechanisms
- Beneficiaries have improved life skills
- Beneficiaries have improved opportunities
Running costs or larger fundraising appeals are not eligible for funding.
Deadline: Sunday 23 February 2020, midnight. Decisions announced on Tuesday 5 May 2020.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
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