Funding opportunity could provide up to £20,000 for local charity group

Tom Brake is asking community groups and local charities across Carshalton and Wallington to apply for possible grants of between £500 and £20,000 raised by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

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Between 14 and 28 February 2018, charities are being urged to submit an expression of interest, which requires basic details about the organisation, as well as a very short description of the project they are proposing.

To date, hundreds of grass-roots projects across Britain have received funding from three Trusts, to the tune of over £8.2 million.

Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake said:

"There are many charities already doing fantastic work across the constituency, but I have no doubt that a successful application could help one of these charities expand their existing range of services and the support they can give. I encourage as many local charities as possible to apply."

The funding is made available through three different charitable trusts depending on the type of project:

  • People’s Postcode Trust seeks applications for projects that focus on the prevention of poverty, promotion of human rights and equal rights.
  • Postcode Local Trust supports community gardens, play areas, wildlife and green energy projects.
  • Postcode Community Trust focuses on grass-roots sports, arts, recreation and healthy living programmes.

For more information on how to apply for funding, please visit the Trusts’ websites:

www.postcodetrust.org.uk

www.postcodelocaltrust.org.uk

www.postcodecommunitytrust.org.uk

Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised more than £263 million to date for over 4,000 good causes across Great Britain and internationally. A minimum of 32% from each ticket goes to charities

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