Sunday, April 2, 2023

Deadline looms for voluntary group grants

THURROCK CVS would like to remind local community groups/organisations, that applications for the Voluntary Sector Development Fund 2016-2017 will close on May 7th.

The fund, administrated by Thurrock CVS on behalf of Thurrock Council, aims to support local community groups/organisations to deliver a project to benefit the local community.

Formal non-statutory or non-profit organisations are eligible to apply. Projects and groups will need to reflect one of Thurrock Councils priorities.

Build pride, responsibility and respect to create safer communities

• Create welcoming, safe, and resilient communities which value fairness

• Work in partnership with communities to help them take responsibility for shaping their quality of life

• Empower residents through choice and independence to improve their health and well-being

The successful applicants will be awarded a grant of £500 to £5,000 for revenue or small capital purchases up to £1,000.

Any applications after the May 7th 2016 deadline will not be considered.

To apply please complete the online application form which can be found on the funding page of the Thurrock CVS website or direct from

For further information please contact Terry Piccolo,


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