3VA and Eastbourne Borough Council teaming up to host grants training session

3VA and Eastbourne Borough Council (EBC) will jointly host a free EBC Small Grants Programme training session on Tuesday, 17 September from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Eastbourne Town Hall to help groups develop their proposal and subsequently write a funding bid that has a greater likelihood of success. Additional one-to-one support will be available from 3VA immediately following the training session.

EBC's Small Grants Programme is open from 2 August to 25 October 2019. The maximum award is £5,000 and the grant must be spent in the following financial year. EBC is looking for:

  • Projects which promote the inclusion of groups protected under the Equality Act 2010
  • Projects focused on developing initiatives to support people with mental health needs
  • Initiatives designed to develop volunteering and/ or self-help activity which need funding to get started and will focus on one or more of the following:
    • Supporting carers
    • Reducing social isolation
    • Tackling financial exclusion
    • Tackling digital exclusion

There are additional eligibility criteria. If you have any questions about your project's eligibility please contact EBC at funding@eastbourne.gov.uk or Stephen Hughes, 3VA's Community Development Officer for Eastbourne, at stephen.hughes@3va.org.uk.

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