The SHIRE Grant Programme for 2019-20 is now OPEN for applications

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 09:59

To help deliver the priorities of Leicestershire County Council's Communities Strategy, the SHIRE Community Grant programme for 2019-20 will enable voluntary and community sector organisations (including social enterprises and Town/Parish Councils) to deliver community-based projects, services and activities which help to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Leicestershire.

Eligible organisations will be able to access large grants of up to £10,000 and/or smaller grants of up to £3,000 for community based projects and activities that are specifically focused on supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities.

We are particularly interested in funding new and innovative projects that will:

  • improve the lives, health and wellbeing of vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and communities in Leicestershire
  • provide early intervention and prevention based solutions which help to reduce demand on Council and other public services
  • complement existing services already being delivered

For further information about the SHIRE Grant Programme for 2019-20, including information about how to apply for a grant, please go to: www.leicestershirecommunities.org.uk/shiregrants

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