The Involving Medway community grants, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards funds of up to £2,500 to local groups with projects and events which contribute to Involving Medway’s objectives. These are:
- Increase the range of activities which contribute to a person’s physical or mental health for people living in Medway;
- Encourage the growth of local initiatives that are designed and run by residents;
- Support residents to improve their health by bringing people together to support each other:
- bringing people together across estate boundaries
- promotes equality by bringing people of different ages, cultures, faiths, communities etc. together;
- Create stronger connections between people living in the area, for example by tackling issues such as isolation;
- Increase the skills and confidence of residents; and
- Respond to locally identified needs – i.e. applicants will need to demonstrate that they are responding to needs identified by the community and that there is demand for the proposed project.
Projects funded by this grant are typically short term or one-off activities delivered by constituted voluntary sector organisations or other types of structured groups of local residents with an annual income below £100,000. In order to be eligible for funding, at least 80% of the people benefitting from the project must be residents in the Medway area.
Please note that 50% of the grant funding available for Involving Medway community grants will be reserved for organisations with an annual income of less than £50,000.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme
For more information and how to apply please click here.
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