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Funding on offer for Covid-19 projects in Shiregreen

1 October 2020
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Sanctuary Housing is offering funding to support projects that will make a difference to the lives of Shiregreen residents during the coronavirus outbreak.

Grants of up to £1,000 are available from Sanctuary’s Shiregreen Community Chest fund, to help charities, individuals and community groups deliver activities which tackle issues related to Covid-19.

Projects must benefit Shiregreen residents and have a community focus, and successful applications will fit one or more of Sanctuary’s priorities for the fund:

  • Building connections and reducing isolation
  • Increasing skills and employability
  • Growing neighbourhood pride and community safety
  • Helping residents better manage their money
  • Sustainable lifestyles and greener living

Melanie King, Sanctuary’s neighbourhood partnerships manager, said: “Our communities are at the heart of everything we do and the Shiregreen Community Chest is a wonderful opportunity for us to support projects that will make a real difference during the unprecedented crisis of Covid-19.

“We’re looking forward to hearing from groups and individuals who share those goals and can help us to achieve this.”

If you're interested in applying, please fill out this form (PDF 84KB) .

To find out more about the Shiregreen Community Chest, please call 0800 131 3348 or email neighbourhoods@sanctuary-housing.co.uk.

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