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Application deadline looming for community grants

 

The deadline is looming for  community groups, charities and young people  in the county to apply for funding from a much valued community grant scheme.

 

Grants of up to £5,000 are available from Northumberland County Council to help deliver activities that benefit residents and communities - but applicants need to hurry as the deadline for the first round of applications is Friday 25 May.

 

There is also a £200 grant called ‘Help for You’ available to assist under 18s in pursuing a particular ambition - whether it be sporting, musical or academic.

 

Northumberland County Councillor, Nick Oliver, cabinet member with responsibility for corporate resources said:

 

“The fund aims to provide support to the many valued local groups and voluntary organisations that are making a real difference in every corner of the county. ”

 

If you are not in a position to apply for funding this month, you can still apply for the next round which closes on September 28, 2018..

 

You can apply for the fund online or by downloading the form from  www.northumberland.gov.uk. If you have any queries, please  email iain.hedley@northumberland.gov.uk

 

 

 

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