Grants for community groups

DOES your scout hut need a new lick of paint? Would you like to set up a knitting club? Or maybe you just need help towards your club’s general running costs?

Local voluntary and not-for-profit organisations are now invited to apply for a grant from local housing association Saxon Weald, Worthing Road, Horsham.

Each year a variety of clubs and organisations receive funding from £100 to £1000, as part of Saxon Weald’s community grant scheme. This year is no exception, with a total of £10,000 in the pot.

Jim Dean, head of business improvement at Saxon Weald, said: “We are proud to support local good causes who help to improve the quality of life for our residents and the wider community. We look forward to receiving a range of applications this year.”

Organisations that benefited from last year’s scheme include Outset Youth Action, Samaritans of Horsham & Crawley and The New Runners Club for the Disabled. You need to be a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation working where Saxon Weald has housing stock. Groups receiving central or local government funding cannot be considered. The closing date is Friday 2 December 2011.

For more information or an application pack please contact Alex MacDonald on 01403 226013 or email alex.macdonald@saxonweald.com