Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available in cash or in-kind (or a combination) to voluntary organisations in Gateshead who provide support to tenants of The Gateshead Housing Company.
The fund can offer either a cash grant for a specified project or activity, or offer services worth up to £5,000 for practical work.
Please read the following before applying, and, should you have any queries, contact Jon Goodwin at the Community Foundation.
Deadlines for 2017-18 are as follows:
Who can apply?
Applications are welcomed from voluntary organisations and charities that are based in, or work in, the borough of Gateshead who have not had a grant from this fund in the last twelve months.
What can be funded?
In general, the Community Foundation funds activity that helps people overcome
disadvantage, creates stronger communities, and makes our area a good place to live.
Specific priorities for this fund are:
Creating stronger communities
Making Gateshead a better place to live
In all cases at least one-third of people supported by the projects/organisations that we fund must be tenants of The Gateshead Housing Company. This should be clearly stated in the application.
As well as general Community Foundation criteria, the following guidelines apply:
For more information about Gateshead Housing Company click here.