Grant News

The Community Foundation for Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole
It is a grant making organisation working exclusively for the people of Dorset, specialising in effective management of funds and supporting charities and voluntary groups working to benefit those at most disadvantage in our local communities.

The Foundation administers Grassroots Grants, which are small grants for local community groups.

To be eligible for funding from this programme your group must be:

active in the local community
have an income of less than £30,000 (averaged over last three years)
be run mainly by volunteers
addressing a local disadvantage this must be clearly demonstrated in the application
have been active in the local community since January 2008.

Grants of between £250 and £5000 are available for capital, project and core costs. But you can only have a maximum of £5000 over the three years of the programme. Grants must be spent within the financial year in which they are awarded.

7th October 2009