Thousands of residents will benefit from the latest round of grant funding as Erewash Borough Council awards £12,900 to local projects.
15 organisations in the borough have been awarded funding through the Erewash Borough Council Community Grants Scheme. The total windfall of £12,900 is going towards projects that benefit the community and positively affect the borough.
The money will enable groups to run exciting family-friendly experiences like summer fetes and valuable educational workshops for young people. Many clubs are also able to purchase new and better equipment with their grant.
The latest list of successful applicants and their projects are as follows:
Councillor Paul Maginnis, Lead Member for Health and Wellbeing at Erewash Borough Council, says:
“The Community Grants Scheme is a fantastic programme that has been helping local organisations for many years now. There are so many important projects across the borough and it is wonderful that Erewash Borough Council can help fund those ventures. I’m incredibly happy for the 15 organisations have been successful with their applications and can’t wait to see all of their wonderful projects come to fruition!”
Community Grants are awarded to organisations in Erewash to aid them with projects that will have a positive outcome on the community. If funding permits, the scheme runs frequently and allows applicants to apply for between £500 and £2,000.