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Mercia Park Community Fund

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:52

IM Properties (IMP) has launched a £350,000 community fund (£100,00 per year for three years) to help local community projects surrounding the new Mercia Park 238-acre employment park being... Read More »

Tags: Community Fund, Grants, Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation

Funding Available for Bus Services

Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:23

On 30 September 2019 the Chancellor announced details about £220 million of commitments in 2020-21 to transform bus services in England

This included a range of supporting measures, including a National... Read More »

Tags: Bus Services, Funding, Grants

Safer Community Celebration Awards - Nominations now CLOSED

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:40

A new awards contest has been launched to honour Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland's community heroes.

Leicestershire is home to a fantastic array of positive and inspiring community organisations,... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Community

SHIRE Environment Grants coming soon!

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:33

SHIRE Environment Grants coming soon!

Leicestershire County Council will soon be launching its new SHIRE environment grant to deliver projects focused on waste prevention and reuse, reducing carbon emissions and improving biodiversity.

This... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants

North West Leicestershire District Council Health and Wellbeing Grant

Posted: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:20

North West Leicestershire District Council is making funding of up to £500 available to community groups that are running projects or activities that focus on improving residents' health and wellbeing.... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, Health, North West Leicestershire

Nominate a local community organisation for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:04

Nominate a local community organisation for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities.

The group being nominated must:

Tags: Awards, Community

Rural Community Energy Fund

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:05

Rural sports clubs, schools and churches could power their buildings with clean electricity, cut their bills and reduce emissions thanks to a £10 million government fund.

The Rural Community Energy... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, Rural

Grant Funding Available for Leicestershire Holiday Activities & Food Provision

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 16:18

Leicestershire County Council has developed a strategic partnership with the national children's charity, Barnardo's.

As a result of this partnership, Leicestershire County Council and Barnardo's (along... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Health, Young People

Opportunity to deliver an employment support service

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 09:04

Please see a link below to information regarding an opportunity for relevant organisations to bid for a contract to deliver an employment support service across Leicester and Leicestershire, predominantly... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Mental Health, disability, employment

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... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, SHIRE Grants