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Northumberland Community Voluntary Action is again working with the Community Foundation to help you be ready and apply for grants to this fund. If you are eligible, grants are available of between £750 and £10,000.


Northumberland CVA’s FREE support can offer:

  • A ‘health check’ of your governance, policies and procedures
  • Support to access the North Steads and Sisters Wind Farm Community Fund
  • Signposting to other training and workshops
  • Bid writing workshop
  • Be part of a local network of community groups
  • Help to get new groups, ideas and projects off the ground


What can you use the funding for?

  • The fund is very flexible:
  • If you have been impacted by COVID- 19 then core costs or running costs can be funded
  • Any adaptions or improvements needed to run activities within current restrictions
  • Delivery of existing or development of new community responses and services
  • Expanding digital inclusion in your community
  • Developing a project idea that requires consultancy, design, or technical support
  • Arts / creative activities, family-focused support, community events, developing community assets, educational or training activities.


Who can apply?

Constituted community groups, charities, start-up social enterprises, parish councils (Previous applicants will be considered).


Eligible communities within 3km:

  • Hadston
  • Red Row
  • South Broomhill
  • Stobswood
  • West Chevington
  • Widdrington
  • Widdrington Station


Eligible communities within 5km:

  • Acklington
  • Broomhill
  • Cresswell
  • East Thirston
  • Ellington
  • Eshott
  • Linton
  • Togston
  • Tritlington
  • Ulgham


To find out more:

For further information, and to express an interest please contact:  Martin Conway, Northumberland CVA

Tel: 01670 858 688

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Supported by: The Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland


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