The Comic Relief Community Fund will invest in grass roots community-led organisations to bring about lasting change and legacy for local people.The Fund has four main objectives and will support innovative projects that will tackle Comic Reliefs’ four core themes:
Funding will be available to strengthen local organisations helping them with skills and advice to drive community projects forward, as well as providing the necessary funding and support that groups need to kick-start new initiatives.
Capacity building grants of up to £500 will support organisations to become more robust and better able to deliver projects that have a legacy beyond the funding. Funding will support activities such as developing organisational governance, policies and procedures as well as increasing overall capacity in groups.
Grant funding of up to £4,000 will be available for projects, including purchasing items, materials and equipment to benefit the local community, improvements to a community building, developing an outdoor space or running a community project or activity. Projects can also fund coordinators to manage volunteers, staff to lead activities or training sessions, workshops and community activities.
To be eligible, your group or organisation must:
To apply, follow the link below:
Comic Relief Community Grants
East Durham Trust
T: 0191 5693511