Community groups urged to bid for Calderdale Council funding

How to apply for Calderdale Councils ward forum grants schemes
How to apply for Calderdale Councils ward forum grants schemes

Community groups in Calderdale are being reminded that funding of up to £500 is still available as part of the Council’s ward forum grants schemes.

Applications for funding are welcomed from groups looking for financial support with a specific project or those looking to improve facilities in their ward.

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Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhood Services, Councillor Susan Press, said: “Thousands of local people have benefitted since the programme began in 2014. Ward forum grants are available right across Calderdale and each ward has £5000 to distribute throughout the financial year.

“We’re encouraging groups to get in touch and apply for funds to support an initiative or improve facilities in their local community.”

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To be eligible for a ward forum grant, the groups need: A constitution, Bank account, and Safeguarding policy

For more information about ward forum grants and how to apply in each ward, click here