Hull: Greggs Foundation’s Grants opens for 2018

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Hull: Greggs Foundation’s Grants opens for 2018

The Gregg’s Foundation grant schemes are now open for 2018.  They have 2 grant schemes which are available across the UK, please see the below schemes or visit their website, by clicking here.

Environmental Grants Programme

The Gregg’s Foundation’s Environmental Grants programme is now inviting applications for grants of up to £2,000 for projects in England, Wales or Scotland that deliver a real benefit to the environment.

Projects must address one or more of the following:

  • Improving the local environment.
  • Insuring involvement of local communities.
  • Delivering a sustainable and measurable difference.
  • Supporting people in need.

The funding can be used to cover the purchase of equipment, sessional salary costs, purchase of trees/plants, small capital projects and learning activities.

Not-for-profit organisations with a turnover of £300,000 or less as well as schools in England, Scotland and Wales can apply. Organisations that are based near Greggs shops will be given priority.

The deadline for applications is 9th March 2018

Community Projects Fund

The Greggs Foundation’s Community Projects Fund is inviting applications for grants of up to £2,000 to not-for-profit organisations across Great Britain. Funding will support projects or equipment for those in need at the heart of local communities.

Projects can support a variety of people:

  • Disabled or suffering chronic illness.
  • Living in poverty.
  • Voluntary carers.
  • Homeless.
  • Isolated older people.
  • Other demonstrable significant need.

Eligible projects should also be able to demonstrate that they have achieved at least one of the following Key Performance Targets for their beneficiaries:

  • Decreased social isolation.
  • Improved health and wellbeing.
  • Improved resilience/coping mechanisms.
  • Improved life skills.
  • Improved opportunities.

The Local Community Projects Fund is administered by seven charity committees throughout Great Britain. Please note that the programme is ‘highly over-subscribed’ and there is ‘huge competition’ for the grants available.

The next deadline for applications is 9 March 2018.