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Funding Available to Build the Resilience of Community Groups and Enterprises (Norfolk)

Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations across Norfolk can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to implement new ideas and innovative ways of working that will stimulate sustainable services, and grow capacity to support vulnerable people.

This may include:

  • Re-ordering/ re-purposing of venues and meeting spaces to optimise services
  • New activities/ staffing structures to meet changing demands
  • Introduction/ integration of digital services
  • Recruitment and training for volunteers
  • Piloting new ideas in response to evidenced needs
  • Rolling out proven services into new locations or to benefit new communities of need
  • Developing new partnerships/ collaborative services

The funding is being made available through the Norfolk Community Foundation Empowering Communities Fund.

It is anticipated that the Fund will be distributed over a number of rounds.  The first deadline is 12noon, on the 22 November 2021, with grants awarded before Christmas.  The next deadline will be announced in the New Year.

27th October 2021