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Final round of funding opens for local groups

Pound sign in handWood Street First is inviting applications from local voluntary and community groups for funding to improve the lives of local people, in the last round of funding linked to the Government-funded Community First initiative. A total of around £11,309 is available, with a minimum of £250 and a maximum of £2,500 available for each project.

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Final call for funding applications

A final call for funding applications for our third round of funding, and a reminder that the closing date is next Monday, 3 February 2014.

You can find more details and a link to download our application form in our last post.

Also – we have updated this website, gathering together on one page a summary of the projects that we have funded in previous rounds.

Good luck!

More details on new funding available for local groups

Poster for 2014 funding roundAs promised in our last post, here are more details about the next round of funding from Wood Street First.

Wood Street First is inviting applications from local voluntary and community groups for funding to improve the lives of local people. A total of £8,489 is available this year, with a minimum of £250 and a maximum of £2,500 for each project.

Projects need to address one or more of our five priorities. Projects also need to be able to match our funding pound-for-pound with funding from other sources, and/or with resources in kind (such as donated goods or volunteer time).

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Good news for local projects as round 2 funding decisions announced

Significant Seams in action

Significant Seams in action

Five local charities and community groups are to be offered funding in the second round of grant-making by the Wood Street First panel. The initiatives  include a community café, a youth project, a community craft programme and toy library sessions, and also funding for a new set of events from the educational puppet project that also received funding in round 1.

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New funding round for local groups

Funding Poster 2013Wood Street First is inviting applications from local voluntary and community groups for funding to improve the lives of local people. A total of £8,489 is available this year, with a minimum of £250 and a maximum of £2,500 for each project.

Projects need to address one or more of our five priorities. Projects also need to be able to match our funding pound-for-pound with funding from other sources, and/or with resources in kind (such as donated goods or volunteer time).

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Funding boost for schoolchildren, older people and young people

E17 puppet project website

Website for E17 Puppet Project

Schoolchildren, older people and young people in the Wood Street area are all set to benefit from projects that have been awarded funding in the first round of grant-making by the Wood Street First Panel.

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