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Supporting the work of charities based in and around places the Newcastle Building Society has branches – across North East England, Cumbria and North Yorkshire.

The Newcastle Building Society Community Fund - by nomination

Max Grant Size: £5000

Closing Date: 03/07/2024

Location(s): Cumbria, Tees Valley, North Yorkshire, County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland

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About The Newcastle Building Society Community Fund - by nomination

The Newcastle Building Society Community Fund supports the work of charitable organisations based in around places it has branches across County Durham, Cumbia, Northumberland, North Yorkshire, Teesside and Tyne & Wear.

In this round it is focusing on charitable work that addresses one or more of the following issues:

Food Poverty; Sustainability and Environment; Work and Opportunity; Homelessness; Debt Management.

Applications are via an invitation from the Community Foundation following a nomination from an NBS branch, staff and/or Society member.

 

 

What we can fund

Food Poverty – Helping our communities achieve food security.

Sustainability and Environment – Helping our communities reduce their carbon impact through energy conservation; supporting biodiversity and conservation.

Work and Opportunity – Developing regional talent and the opportunity to access decent work for those less advantaged in our communities.

Homelessness – Supporting projects to end housing insecurity and reduce homelessness in our communities

Debt Management – Supporting access to information, guidance and advice for those most in need to build financial capability and sustainability in our communities.

 

Funding criteria

In addition to the Community Foundation’s funding criteria, the Newcastle Building Society Community Fund has the following criteria:

  • Applications are by invitation through a nomination from a Newcastle Building Society Branch or Society member
  • Charitable organisation must be based within the Northeast of England, Cumbria or North Yorkshire within a 10 mile radius of a Newcastle Building Society branch
  • Organisations must have an annual income of less than £1m

Please note applications may be considered by other Community Foundation funds.

To make an application, please click here