Wednesday, October 19, 2011

New grant funding

See link above for grants up to £7,500 available from Dorset County Council.

Dorset County Council recognises and values the potential of organisations of all sizes working across Dorset to deliver outcomes for the communities they serve.

The Dorset County Community Fund has been set up to build the capacity of the voluntary and community sector and parish and town councils in order to deliver stronger services and support for local communities.

Funding Principles

The fund will support new or distinct parcels of work, i.e. ‘projects', only. These must have a start and finish date, a budget, specific outcomes and outputs
Capital and revenue funding is eligible
Continuation funding will not be eligible
Funding to develop or enhance existing work is eligible if it improves chances of that work becoming more sustainable and less dependent on grant funding
Joint initiatives and projects enabling shared services are eligible
Funding for activity before a grant agreement has been confirmed is not eligible

The Fund will not support

* Individuals
* Animal Charities
* Overseas Organisations
* Hospitals and Hospices
* Rescue Services
* Schools or colleges
* Projects based outside Dorset

How much you can apply for?

Grants up to £7,500

The fund will be open for applications from the 18th October 2011 and the closing date for the first round of applications is the 6th January 2012.Applicants will be notified of the outcome after the 27th January 2012.

The next round will open to applications on 1st February 2012.

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