Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available in cash or in-kind (or a combination of both) to voluntary organisations in Gateshead who provide support to The Gateshead Housing Company’s tenants.
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.
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.
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 as follows…
Helping people overcome disadvantage
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: