Funding is available for voluntary and community groups in Middlesbrough
Funding is available for voluntary and community groups. This funding is intended to support applications for activities and events benefiting people in Middlesbrough.
If you think your group may be interested in applying, you can download the relevant application form and grant criteria below or give us a call to let us know what your idea is.
Applications will normally be considered on a bi-monthly basis. For further information please contact Voluntary Sector Liaison Team: (01642) 729041 & 729127.
Grants of up to £1,000 are available to Voluntary and Community Groups within Middlesbrough.
Applicants must demonstrate that:
- The project/group will benefit the people of Middlesbrough
- The project/group encourages community activity and stimulates participation and involvement
- The project/group compliments the services and priorities of Middlesbrough Council
For grants of over £500 the applicant must clearly contribute to the themes of Middlesbrough's 2020 Vision for the town which falls into three key areas:
- A town is clean, safe and healthy
- A learning town in which families and communities can thrive
- A town that continues to transform
Community Chest - Grants awarded 2012-13
To view details of the purpose and size of grants awarded please click here [42kb].
Middlesbrough Council administer a number of educational trust funds.
The maximum award is £250 per financial year per individual
In most instances applicants must be under the age of 25, live in Middlesbrough and have endorsement from an educational establishment or tutor.
Applications would normally be considered on a bi-monthly basis.
For further information please contact: The Voluntary Sector Liaison Team on (01642) 729041 & 729127.
Brookfield & Kader Youth Fund
The Brookfield and Kader Youth Fund has been established to enhance activities available for children and young people who reside in one of the two wards.
Grants can be applied for up to a maximum of £2,500 but proposals for a larger amount may be considered based upon the future impact on the two wards.
Grants are awarded for the provision of activities for children and/or young people up to the age of 19 years.
Grants can be applied for by:
- Constituted groups, who have the appropriate safeguarding measures in place and can demonstrate active participation of young people in project planning and development or
- Groups of young people providing they are receiving support for their project from a play/youth worker. Play/youth workers can be from either a voluntary and community sector organisation (VCS) or the local authority.
For further information please contact the Voluntary Sector Liaison Officer on (01642) 729127.