Tag Archive for: Community assets

Thalia WB/ Community Fund/ 3 closing dates

What is available: The Thalia Community Fund offers grants towards the improvement of your local area. Grants can be offered in the range of £10,000 to £100,000, with the exception of requests under Object DA where the minimum threshold is £5,000. However, applications for grants over £50,000 will need to demonstrate exceptional need and value to the community.

District: Cambridgeshire

Applications close:

  • Apply by 1 March for projects starting in June
  • Apply by 1 June for projects starting September
  • Apply by 1 September for projects starting December
  • Apply by 1 December for projects starting March

Who is the funding for : Organisations and groups within 10 miles of a landfill site within Cambridgeshire County Council’s boundaries can apply.

How to Apply: If you would like to apply please complete an application form that can be found here: Thalia WB Community Fund – Cambridgeshire Community Foundation (cambscf.org.uk)

 

Thalia Community Fund

The Thalia Community Fund offers grants towards the improvement of your local area.

Grants are available for projects which provide, maintain or improve:

  • a public park or general amenity
  • conserve a species or habitat, or
  • repair, maintain or restore a place of architectural importance or worship.

The grants are open to organisations and groups within 10 miles of a landfill site within Cambridgeshire County Council’s boundaries. The fund is managed by the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation, who receive landfill tax credits from Thalia and choose the grants against set national criteria.

There is a two-stage application process for the grants, which are paid at the end of the project when evidence of expenditure has been provided. More information on who can apply and what projects the Thalia Community Fund can support is available on the Cambridgeshire Community Fund website.

 

 

Plunkett UK/ Support for community assets/ Closes March 2025

What is available: Free packages of business support covering everything from financial planning to governance, plus feasibility grants of up to £5,000 and capital grants of up to £45,000.

District: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s market towns and rural hinterlands.

Application opens: March 2024

Applications close: March 2025

Who is the funding for :Community groups across the region to take ownership and operation of local pubs and assets that are vacant or at risk of closure, revitalising assets whilst protecting and providing key local amenities that will benefit the community.

How to Apply: If you would like to apply please phone: 01993 630 022 or email: info@plunkett.co.uk

 

Plunkett UK

Plunkett UK has received funding from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to support communities in the area’s market towns and rural hinterlands to save assets which are at risk of closure or which have already closed, or to bring new services to their locale.

Plunkett supports people in rural areas to set up and run a wide range of businesses which are genuinely owned by local communities, whereby members have equal and democratic control. They represent community businesses throughout the UK, from shops and pubs through to woodlands, farms and fisheries.

Funding from the Combined Authority has enabled Plunkett to offer community groups exploring community business as a way to address their communities’ needs, free packages of business support covering everything from financial planning to governance, plus feasibility grants of up to £5,000 and capital grants of up to £45,000.

Business support and grants will be available until March 2025 and can be accessed by contacting Plunkett on 01993 630 022 or emailing info@plunkett.co.uk.

More information can be found here: www.plunkett.co.uk/cambridgeshire-and-peterborough-combined-authority-area-partner-with-plunkett-to-help-communities-save-community-assets-in-their-area/