SHIRE Community Grant

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SHIRE Community Grant

Summary: To help deliver the priorities of Leicestershire County Council's Communities Strategy, the SHIRE Community Grant programme will enable voluntary and community sector organisations (including social enterprises and Town/Parish Councils) to deliver community-based projects, services and activities which help to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Leicestershire.

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Grants Officers
0116 305 7269

About SHIRE Community Grant

Eligible organisations will be able to access grants of up to £10,000 and/or smaller grants of up to £3,000 for community based projects and activities that are focused on supporting vulnerable/disadvantaged people and communities.

We are particularly interested in funding new and innovative projects that will:

  • support the most vulnerable individuals and communities in Leicestershire
  • provide early intervention and prevention based solutions
  • complement existing services already being delivered

Although applications can be submitted at any time, bi-monthly deadlines for applications have been scheduled for;

  • Monday 13th May 2019
  • Monday 8th July 2019
  • Monday 9th September 2019
  • Monday 11th November 2019

This fund is currently paused whilst focus will be Leicestershire County Council Communities Fund.

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