Six community-based projects have been awarded £33,242 in the latest, the Fourteenth round of awards since the Marshes Community Benefit Fund was established in 2016.
“In this, the 2023 second of the twice yearly MCBF’s awards, six worthy community-based projects have been awarded funding to develop their projects. These range from upgrading buildings and facilities to buying new equipment. The panel considered the Golden Grant Application alongside the usual Grant Applications for the first time. As always, all the projects had the ethos of improving community access and being more inclusive.
The Panel members analysed each of the applications. They performed due diligence to ensure that all met the application criteria. The panel agreed to award £33,242 to six worthy recipients from within the MCBF geographical area. All the successful applications met the award criteria and offered ventures that would benefit the local community.
Are you part of a not-for-profit school, charity, business, community group or club considering a project which will benefit the local community? Have you considered that your project might meet the criteria for funding from the MCBF? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please consider applying, even if you have applied in the past and have not been successful. Guidelines for applications and details of the award process are available on the MCBF website.
The MCBF Panel meets again early next year to consider all applications submitted by the 29th of February 2024 deadline”.
Joycey Bammeke-Bailey, MCBF Panel Member, PR