Council’s £50,000 boost for voluntary and community groups to help make Watford a healthier and safer town
Do you know, or are you part of a local organisation, community and/or voluntary group that works within the Watford community? If the answer is yes, then your group may be eligible to apply for funding from Watford Borough Council's Annual Funding Programme.
When applying for the 2010-2011 funding awards local community groups and organisations are asked to consider and address at least one of One Watford’s Sustainable Community Strategy Priorities, which focus on making Watford either a healthy or safer town i.e.
Projects which promote a healthy lifestyle amongst hard to reach and at risk communities within the town, or
Funding of up to £1000 is available to youth groups that are supported by a wider organisation or community groups within the Watford area. A formal constitution is not required, but groups must be able to demonstrate that they are sufficiently organised and have the capability to carry out the project.
Funding of between £1001 and £3500 is available to constituted groups within the Watford area. All applicants must have either charitable, voluntary or ‘not for profit’ status.
All projects must be completed by 31 March 2011.
General application guidelines do apply and these are as follows:
The fund is available to groups only, therefore individuals cannot apply for the fund.
In order to be considered for funding, all applications must be:
If you are interested in finding out more about the funding programme or would like to request an application form please contact Kim Carroll on tel: 01923 278326 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dorothy Thornhill, Mayor of Watford said: “It is a priority of Watford Borough Council to support the good work undertaken by all our local voluntary organisations.”