THE LOCAL FUND - Harrogate District is now open for applications
THE LOCAL FUND - Harrogate District is an innovative approach to creating a local, long term sustainable fund to support charitable activity in Harrogate district.
In this first funding round, grants are available of between £200 and £3,000.
Priority will be given to applicants that can clearly demonstrate how they are working to address the following themes identified in the Two Ridings Community Foundation's vital signs report for the Harrogate district
- inequality and hidden poverty
- mental health and wellbeing
- loneliness and social isolation
Grants are targeted at small charities and community groups where a small amount of money can make a significant difference. Applicants must be based in and/or working in the area served by Harrogate Borough Council.
The closing date for this round of grant applications is 4 June 2018.
The grant fund guidance document and application form can be found at www.trcf.org.uk/grants-tlf-harrogate.
Two Ridings Community Foundation will advise on eligibility and the process and can be contacted on email@example.com or 01904 435277.
Tour de Yorkshire small grant fund 2018 - closed for applications
To celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire Cycle Race 2018 Harrogate Borough Council have created a grant fund to award grants of up to £1,000 (maximum) to projects across the district which will celebrate the tour in an appropriate way - there is £10,000 available in this grant funding pot.
Applications are to be submitted between 5 February - 12 March 2018.
All applications will be assessed together after the closing date and applicants will be informed by 23 March 2018.
The maximum grant fund for this project is £10,000.
Priority will be given to applications received from those areas that are on the Tour de Yorkshire route. The full route can be viewed at letour.yorkshire.com
We aim to support a number of projects run by groups within the community that will embrace the Tour de Yorkshire and maximise the potential, economic, and tourism impact of the race traveling through our district.
The projects must be one off, have no on-going running costs and commence after 10 April 2018 and be completed by the end of August 2018.
Further information can be found by visiting www.harrogate.gov.uk/tdygrants
Harrogate Borough Council small grants scheme - closed for applications
Harrogate Borough Council has £30,000 available to allocate in small grants for 2017-2018. Grants of up to £3,000 per project are available for activities commencing mid-September onwards.
This is the only annual small grants scheme available from the council, the previous Community Chest and Arts and Heritage grant funds have been subsumed into the one small grants scheme.
This small grant scheme will be accepting applications from 16 May 2017 with a closing date of noon on 17 July 2017.
What is the purpose of the funds?
The purpose of the small grants fund is to support and strengthen voluntary and community sector organisations based in and serving the Harrogate district that are providing activities/projects that benefit the local communities and residents. The funds are available to provide and increase participation and engagement and to support new and innovative ideas.
Who do I speak to if I have a query about the funds?
For more information about the small grants scheme please contact Fiona Friday Harrogate Borough Council, Corporate Affairs on 01423 500600 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For guidance on cultural themed applications please contact Diane Saxon by emailing email@example.com or by calling 01423 500600.
For enquiries and guidance about sports related projects please contact Sports Development by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01423 500600.
The purpose of the small grants fund is to support and strengthen voluntary and community sector organisations based in and serving the Harrogate district that are providing activities/projects that benefit the local communities and residents. The funds are available up to a maximum of £3,000 to provide and increase participation and engagement and to support new and innovative ideas.
Starbeck community grants fund - closed for applications
This grant scheme is for projects and individuals in the Starbeck ward.
Grants are available for a host of projects - perhaps you have an idea for increasing access to voluntary clubs or improving the quality of life for local people. Maybe there's a chance to enhance the local area, or your group needs some new equipment.
Allocation amount: Groups are invited to apply for up to £2,000 and individuals up to £200
Funding term: Grants are allocated in April and October each year
For further information about the Starbeck Grants, please contact the Development Officer - Sports and Projects at email@example.com or on 01423 500600.
VCS strategic grants - closed for applications
Next open for applications August 2018
The funding that is available will contribute to the core costs involved in the running of VCS organisations. The fund is not a permanent, long term single source for organisations and if successful should only be dependent upon for the agreed funding period.
There are three areas that the council will invest in through this funding stream:
- Voluntary and Community Sector support: To provide infrastructure and targeted support to the voluntary and community sector as a whole, to assist in its sustainability and vibrancy
- Advice services: To provide good quality advice services and support including benefit services and financial inclusion to citizens and other organisations
- Strategic services: To provide and shape key strategic services that benefits a large proportion of the district
Priority will be given to organisations that provide services to a large proportion of the district.
Allocation amount: £174,500
Funding term: 3 years
Next open for applications: August 2018
Page last updated 06/04/2018