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Need funding for a community improvement project? Find out more..

Posted: Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:42

Need funding for a community improvement project? Find out more..

The SUEZ Communities Trust is currently accepting applications from not-for-profit organisations in England. The application process is now operated through a two-stage process via an online application system. Stage One applications can be submitted at any time and will include a short eligibility check and brief questions about the project. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a Stage Two application within 12 weeks. Contact us for any help & advice with your project.

Grants are available under the following objects:

  • Object D – Public Amenities: Funding is available for projects which provide, maintain or improve an amenity that is used primarily for leisure and recreation.
  • Object DA – Biodiversity: Funding is available for projects which conserve biodiversity through the provision, conservation, restoration or enhancement of a natural habitat or the maintenance or recovery of a species in its natural habitat.
  • Object E – Historic Buildings, Structures or Sites: Funding is available for projects which include maintaining, repairing or restoring a building, other structure or a site of archaeological interest which is a place of religious worship, or a site of historic or architectural or archaeological interest and is open to the public.

Applications can be made to the:

  • Primary Fund for grants of up to £50,000, as long as the project has an overall cost of less than £100,000.
  • Smaller Project Fund for grants of up to £20,000 as long as the project has an overall cost of less than £40,000.

This funding is open to organisations that are run on a not-for-profit basis in England. This could include community groups, parish councils, charities, community interest companies, sports clubs, community associations, local authorities and voluntary organisations.

Organisations must own or hold a lease for the project site with at least 10 years remaining. Projects applying for Public Amenity, Biodiversity or Historic Building funding must be on a site that is in the vicinity (within three miles) of a landfill site or transfer station.

Stage One applications can be submitted at any time.

Find out more below, or contact Funding4Sport.

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