- Category: Grants and money
- Eligibility: See guidance notes
Your Neighbourhood Investment Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 02075825117
Funding is available to help get your ideas off the ground. Read on for inspiration...
Community Grants Programme
Over £175,000 has been given to projects that benefit our
residents in the first year alone! 61 projects benefited over 5,400
Affinity Sutton residents.
What would you like to see happening in your
Here are just a few examples of the projects that have been
- Involving young people in positive activities
like the Phoenix Snak Shak who requested funding for a drop-in
centre for young people in Selsey
- Supporting children and their families like
the Burgess Hill Boys' Club who were funded for a support group for
- Estate regeneration and environmental
initiatives like Middlesbrough Environment City Trust that
is developing a community food growing area for Affinity Sutton
- Helping health and wellbeing like the Rugby
Tenants Association who are providing sports sessions on the
- Promoting community safety like Friends of
Meadowside that wanted to install a safety fence around play area
which backs onto a road to bring the site into wider use.
- Activities to bring communities together like
the Bethnal Green Tenants and Residents Association who ran summer
activities for children, young people and their families during the
summer with a fete and culminating in a seaside visit.
- Promoting equality and diversity in
communities like the Borehamwood & Elstree Twin Town
Association who ran a Barn Dance with an international flavour for
Deadline for applications 13 September 2013.
Got an idea but need help to bring it
We can run free bid-writing workshops to help groups applying to
the Affinity Sutton Community Grants and other funding
streams. Contact the Neighbourhood Investment Team on 0300 100 0303
to register your interest.
Not in a constituted group?
Whilst applications are only accepted by constituted
groups or organisations we are also happy to hear from
individuals who have community ideas. Contact your local
Neighbourhood Investment team for support, information or