|Applications accepted from social enterprises?||Yes|
Grants of up to £2,500 will be made available to support the work of charities, voluntary and community groups who are addressing loneliness across the region. These groups may be providing services and support or advice to young people, people with mental health issues, older people or those with disabilities. National organisations which have a local office with their own constitution and relevant documents are able to apply if they deliver within the local community and trading area of the East of England Co-op.
What sort of work does the fund support?
The aim of the fund is to support projects that address one or more of the following themes:
Funding should be for project costs. These can be existing services, if they can show additionality and an element that can be identified as being funded by East of England Co-operative. For advice, please contact a member of the Grants Team.
Funding proposals will need to demonstrate:
*Open to all without gender, social, racial, political, or religious discrimination and illustrating concern for the community. Demonstrating social responsibility and self-help.
As part of the initial research in establishing this fund, the following interventions would be considered if they met the above criteria: –
Please read our grantmaking guidelines here