Suffolk Community Foundation – Funds About To Close

If you are looking for funding for your group or society – Suffolk Community Foundation have a list of funds that are about to reach their closing date:

Centenary Fund

The fund is open to Anglican organisations for grants of between £200 and £2,000 to support community based projects. All projects must be based within the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.

The closing date for applications is 23rd September 2016.

Dementia Friendly Communities Fund – Criteria changed

Grants of up to £5,000 are available for community based groups for activities within communities that can deliver a greater awareness and understanding of dementia or support to those affected by dementia including carers, so that they can remain independent and have choice and control over their lives.

This fund is now open to groups with an annual income of up to £500,000.

The closing date for applications is 28th October 2016.

Raising the Bar Community Fund

The objective of the fund is supporting schemes and projects particularly focused on parental involvement. By involving parents with their child’s education it will help to improve levels of educational attainment.

Grants of up to £20,000 are available.

The closing date for applications is 29th September 2016.

Leiston & Sizewell Community Benefit Fund

This fund is open to voluntary and community groups that operate within the Town Council boundary of Leiston and Sizewell. Organisations operating outside of this area will need to demonstrate that they are serving people in the area.

Grants awarded are generally between £2,000 and £3,000 but applications can be made for grants between £500 and £20,000.

The closing date for applications is 30th September 2016.

For more information:

Please help Foundation supporter win £10,000 for St Elizabeth Hospice – it takes 30 seconds!

Long standing Foundation supporter Adrian Rawlinson (publisher of Essential Suffolk magazine) recently cycled 315 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne to London in 23 hours and 59 minutes to raise funds for St Elizabeth Hospice.

He is not looking for sponsorship but is currently in second place in a national competition that would win the hospice a further £10,000.

To win the competition HE NEEDS YOUR VOTE.

Voting is totally free, easy to do and takes just 30 seconds. To vote please click this link – thank you!

All votes needs to be placed by 24th September 2016.


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