How the Funding Alert led to a new role supporting children and family’s in Oxmoor

Huntingdon Community Action Partnership Receives Funding

Through the Support Cambridgeshire Funding alert this community group were made aware of funding that had become available from a national funder in their area.

The deadline for applications was really tight, giving the group less than 2 weeks to apply for the initial Expression of Interest, the group worked with Hunts Forum, whose development worker helped them put together an initial application in the short timeline.

As a result the group received a £10,000 grant to develop a local group supporting health and well-being through arts and crafts whilst also using those skills to influence community activities, for example, creating art in public spaces and family activity trails.

Hunts Forum was able to help the group identify a project that would fit in with existing work and also meet the funding criteria, this involved speaking to group leaders and participants and helping structure the outline of the bid.

However, knowing about the opportunity through the Support Cambridgeshire Funding Alert was key to the success, as most groups do not have the time to research funding and deadlines, this is invaluable to unlocking many opportunities across the county.

Help us improve our website