Peoples Health Trust Active Communities programme open for applications in Calderdale

Halifax Central Initiative

Peoples Health Trust Active Communities programme open for applications in Calderdale until 18/05/2016

https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/apply-for-funding

They want great ideas which make neighbourhoods even better places to grow, live, work and age.

Projects need to:

  • Be designed and led by local people
  • Create stronger connections between people
  • Be seeking funding of between £5,000 and £25,000 a year
  • Last for between twelve months and two years
  • Be small and local, for example, a few streets, a small village or be a community of interest, experiencing social and economic disadvantage
  • Be in one or more of our fundable neighbourhoods

Here are some ideas Active Communities have funded in the past:

  • A women’s volunteering group run by and for Bengali women
  • Computer skills support group run for and by older people
  • Support for local people to become community organisers

They don’t fund projects that are strictly health-related and focus on specific diseases for example cancer…

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