Wessex Water Community Fund

Wessex Water foundation
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Friday, October 22, 2021
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United Kingdom

Detailed Description

Wessex Water foundation is pleased to announce Wessex Water Community Fund to support charitable and community activities which aim to improve the lives of local people, especially those who are in the most need of support.

The fund will seek to support a wide range of locally based groups across our region, especially grassroots and small to medium-sized organisations. They particularly welcome applications from BAME groups.
Priorities
Priority will be given to work that:
supports people in financial difficulty or those who lack access to services
takes place in areas of multiple deprivation or rural isolation
helps build stronger, more resilient communities
helps people manage or avoid debt, including raising awareness and take up of utility affordability support, such as the Wessex Water schemes, among those who need it most
educates and supports people of all ages to take steps to build financial capability, money management and household budgeting skills.
Funding Information

Grants of up to £3,000 are available to organisations that build stronger, more resilient communities, with priority given to smaller groups who work in areas of financial deprivation or rural isolation and/or work to help people on low incomes manage their finances.

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Deadline: 22-Oct-21

Wessex Water foundation is pleased to announce Wessex Water Community Fund to support charitable and community activities which aim to improve the lives of local people, especially those who are in the most need of support.

The fund will seek to support a wide range of locally based groups across our region, especially grassroots and small to medium-sized organisations. They particularly welcome applications from BAME groups.

Priorities

Priority will be given to work that:

  • supports people in financial difficulty or those who lack access to services
  • takes place in areas of multiple deprivation or rural isolation
  • helps build stronger, more resilient communities
  • helps people manage or avoid debt, including raising awareness and take up of utility affordability support, such as the Wessex Water schemes, among those who need it most
  • educates and supports people of all ages to take steps to build financial capability, money management and household budgeting skills.

Funding Information

  • Grants of up to £3,000 are available to organisations that build stronger, more resilient communities, with priority given to smaller groups who work in areas of financial deprivation or rural isolation and/or work to help people on low incomes manage their finances.

What you can apply for

  • You can apply for a grant towards costs for activities that strengthen communities by addressing local needs and issues.
  • This may include core costs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • voluntary and community groups with charitable aims
  • registered charities,
  • community interest companies
  • town and parish councils
  • Funding is limited to local organisations based in the Wessex Water area. Applicants must be based and working in Bristol, Bath & North-East Somerset, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire.
  • They do not normally fund organisations which are holding more than 12 months of annual expenditure in unrestricted reserves.
  • If your organisation is holding significant reserves, please make clear why these reserves cannot be used to cover the cost of the activity.
  • If your group is a community interest company (CIC) please refer to the CIC criteria.

Source:https://quartetcf.org.uk/grant-programmes/wessex-water-community-fund/

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