Gateshead Council has established a £40,000 fund at the Community Foundation to support Gateshead-based voluntary and community sector organisations delivering activities and services for the benefit of people in Gateshead.
The Community Grants Programme will support applications for:
Grants of between £500 and £1,500 are available.
Applications will be considered from voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations based or working in Gateshead and with an annual income under £50,000. Examples of eligible groups include:
Priority will be given to applications that demonstrate greatest need, as well as clear support for the development and delivery of one or more of the Council’s five pledges within its five-year strategic approach, ‘Making Gateshead a Place Where Everyone Thrives’:
More information can be found at http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/ipledge/Home.aspx
Types of projects which can be funded include:
The Community Grants Programme will not fund:
Funds are limited and will be awarded using a fast track system; we advise applicants to apply as early as possible. Once the allocated funds are awarded, the Programme will close.
Applications should be made using the online application form above.
We are unable to consider applications made on the general Community Foundation application form. Paper applications will only be considered in exceptional circumstances. Please contact us if you are unable to use the online system.