£25,000 available for community groups from the Evan Cornish Grassroots Fund

The closing date for receipt of applications to this fund has been extended to 30 May 2019 to give community groups operating in Greater Lincolnshire the chance to apply for up to £5,000 towards costs of: delivering support for vulnerable or isolated people; supporting those with mental health issues; projects that help older people; support for prisoners and their families; job clubs; dementia support; support for people living with domestic violence; food banks/food security projects; bereavement support, etc.

The family will also consider providing funding to groups that have received a grant from them in the past to help ongoing sustainability planning.

Eligibility: Not for profit volunteer led groups, social enterprises, community interest companies that have a governing document, accounts, bank account and relevant policies and procedures. Foundation staff can give support and advice where necessary;

Themes: Social Cohesion, Advice & Support, Older People and Food Security.

Decisions will be notified by the end of June 2019.  To obtain an Application Form or to chat about your project, please contact Sue Fortune on 01529 305825 or email sue.lincolnshire@btconnect.com.