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Thu, 18 Jul

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Wirral

Meet the Funder - Burbo Bank Extension Fund

Meet Liz Payne the Grant Director for GrantScape. Liz manages the Burbo Bank Extension Fund, and is joining us for a Meet the Funder in advance of the next autumn round.

Meet the Funder - Burbo Bank Extension Fund
Meet the Funder - Burbo Bank Extension Fund

Time & Location

18 Jul 2024, 11:00 – 12:00

Wirral, Twickenham Dr, Wirral CH46 1PQ, UK

About the event

Join us at the Wirral Development Trust to talk to Liz Payne the Grant Director from Grantscape, about the Burbo Bank Extension Fund.   The Burbo Bank Extension Fund has a small grants programme of up to £5000, and a large grants programme of up to £20,000.  You do have to be in the geographical footprint of about 5km from shore, and there is a map available on their website to check your eligibility.   Liz can sense check your ideas, and give you some handy tips and hints.

Burbo Bank Extension Fund accepts applications from 

  • Voluntary, community groups, local and national Charities
  • Parish / Community Councils / Town Councils
  • Local Authorities (if they are applying on behalf of a community organisation)
  • Social enterprises and Community Interest Companies operating on a non-profit-distributing basis. These are defined by Social UK as ‘businesses that trade to tackle social problems, improve communities, people’s life chances, or the environment. They make their money from selling goods and services in the open market, but they reinvest their profits back into the business or the local community’. Such organisations must have a minimum of three unrelated Directors.

Grants are available for:

  • Community building provision and improvements, (i.e. Village Halls and Community Centres)
  • Environmental and wildlife projects, including projects that create and enhance parks and open spaces
  • Marine and coastal improvement projects
  • Social and community enterprise initiatives.
  • Any other new or existing community project for the benefit of local residents in the funding area that are not listed as excluded below.

 For more information go to https://grantscape.org.uk/fund/burbo-bank-extension-community-fund/

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