Applications now open for community
Round 8 of Worcestershire County Council's
Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) grants will be opening for
bids from today, Monday September 5. This round of grants will be
seeking applications from organisations which develop diversity in
the community, provide community based activities for older people
or are involved in the provision of community arts.
total of £7,000 is available for grants to help VCS organisations
celebrate diversity through raising knowledge and understanding and
encouraging interaction through a range of activities, such as a
celebration day in the community. The maximum to be applied for
under this grant is £1,000.
A total of £3,000 is available for grants to
help VCS organisations to show how the arts can have a positive
impact by bringing communities together and for communities to take
an active and participatory role in the arts. The maximum to be
applied for under this grant is £500.
A total of £60,000 is available for grants to
help voluntary and community sector organisations to provide
activities to help meet the needs of older people in the community.
The maximum to be applied for under this grant is £5,000.
Councillor John Campion,
Worcestershire County Council's Cabinet Member for Localism and
Communities, said: "We are really pleased to continue
supporting activities in the community in this way. The grants for
arts and for activities for older people are new this year and the
amounts we are able to offer to organisations will make a positive
Anyone interested in applying for a grant can
find out more information by visiting www.worcestershire.gov.uk/voluntary
and following the 'VCS Grants' link. Alternatively a copy of the
application form can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or calling 01905 766864.
The deadline for submitting applications is
4pm on Friday, October 28.
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