Area Board grant deadline approaching

25th January 2023, 3:39pm | By Molly Hobbs |

Area Board grant deadline approaching

 

 

 

 

If you are thinking of making a new application for grant funding from Melksham Area Board, you’ve not got long to submit it!  The deadline for new applications is 9.00am on Wednesday 8th February.  These applications will be decided by the Area Board councillors at their next meeting in Wednesday 8th March.

For more information about Area Board grants and to submit an application please click here.

If this is too soon for your project, the following deadline for applications is Wednesday 17th May.

Our main three grant funding streams are as follows:

  • Community grants – capital funding to help provide facilities and equipment for projects that are important to the local community. Capital funding can be used to purchase assets or the significant refurbishment of existing assets. Capital items are expected to have a lifespan of at least 5 years.
  • Youth grants – revenue funding for projects that provide positive activities for young people aged 13-19 or up to 25 years old with special educational needs and/or disabilities. A positive activity can be any educational or recreational leisure-time activity including arts, sports, leisure and informal education and community based which helps young people achieve healthy and safe lifestyle outcomes.
  • Older and Vulnerable adult grants – revenue funding to support projects that benefit and improve older and vulnerable residents health and wellbeing. Reducing social isolation and loneliness and supporting people to maintain independence at home for as long as possible are key drivers for this funding.

If you’d like to chat about ideas for your project and grant application, please contact Richard.Rogers@wiltshire.gov.uk

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