The new £4 million Local Connections Fund, funded by the Government and the National Lottery Community Fund, will soon be opening for grants to help bring people and communities together as the country recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
Local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations with an annual income of £50,000 or less can apply for grants of between £300 and £2,500 to:
This is to help make:
The grants can be used for a number of different things including staff salaries, volunteer expenses, management costs, overheads, small-scale equipment and small-scale venue improvements.
There will be two funding rounds, with the first opening 5 January and closing on 26 January.
Find out more here.