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Breckland Council launches £120,000 Inspiring Communities grant scheme for local projects

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Breckland Council has launched a new Inspiring Communities match funding scheme, which will provide grants of up to £5,000 for groups working within the district.

The match funding grants will help support community projects that can demonstrate that they address local community needs and help with the prevention of vulnerability through tackling isolation, improving wellbeing and encouraging healthy activity.

Groups can apply for a maximum of 50 per cent of the total project cost therefore match funding is required, which can be from an organisation’s existing funds, external funders or in the form of in-kind contributions.

Breckland Council logo.
Breckland Council logo.

Cllr Alison Webb, executive member for health and communities at Breckland Council, commented: “Our Inspiring Communities programme has made massive strides in supporting our residents over the last two years and we hope this new funding, which will be administered over the next 12 months, will offer further support to our communities to develop projects and activity that bring people together to improve the wellbeing of our residents.”

For more information visit www.breckland.gov.uk/community/funding

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