Brighton & Hove City Council Communities Fund: Engagement Fund

Grants available for: community and voluntary groups in Brighton & Hove with annual income under £20,000
Size of grants given: Up to £2000
Next deadline: 20th July 2018

Aims of Fund

The Engagement Fund supports groups to engage and empower local people, communities or neighbourhoods in the city. All applications must address any one of these three key outcomes:

  • Improving wellbeing
  • Building cohesion
  • Promoting fairness

Who can apply

Not-for-profit organisations based in Brighton & Hove, with an annual income of under £20,000.

Organisations with an income up to £100,000 should apply to the Resilience Fund instead.

How much and what can you apply for

Up to £2,000 for the costs of running activities (project costs) or the general costs of keeping your organisation going (core costs).

The council also has a Resilience Fund, to which you can apply for up to £10,000.

How to apply

Complete the online form. It’s a good idea to read the guidance first.

You will need to provide a clear description of the aims of your organisation, the work  you need funding for, and a 12 month budget for your whole organisation.

Deadlines for application

  • Friday 20 July 2018 (for half year running costs – or mid year project starts)
  • Friday 19 October 2018 (for final quarter running costs – or end of year project starts)

You will know whether your application is successful 8-10 weeks after each deadline.

All grants must be spent by 31st March 2019.

Contact details

Jonathan Best
Communities and Equality & Third Sector Team
01273 291114
communitiesteam@brighton-hove.gov.uk
www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/life-events-and-communities/community-and-voluntary-sector-support/apply-communities-fund

Date & initials

22/06/18, DA

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