Grants on offer for Corby community projects

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Not-for-profit community groups in Corby needing help to fund their projects have being encouraged to apply for council grants.

The deadline for Corby Council’s small and health and wellbeing grants applications are this Friday (August 10) and November 12, 2018.

The scheme could give out up to £500 for small grants, £750 for arts grants and £2,000 for health and wellbeing grants to cover such things as a community event or fun day, materials for use in a project, publicity materials including newsletters and flyers, venue hire, training or even a pilot project.

Corby Council’s lead member for community, Cllr John McGhee, said: “Corby has an amazing voluntary and community sector and we are very pleased to be able to continue supporting them wherever possible.

“We, of course, want all of this money to be used, so are urging community groups to come forward and see if they can apply for this bit of financial help.”

For an application form or for further information on the application process contact Corby Council’s community development officer Lyndsey Rose on 01536 464144 or email Lyndsey.rose@corby.gov.uk.