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DONG Energy announces latest round of grants for community projects around Liverpool Bay

Sixteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. The lucky recipients will each receive a share of the £112,500 windfall available under round three of the Fund. Each year, approximately £225,000 will be made available for community […]

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Funding Provides New Equipment for Popular Parkgate Play Area

A popular play area in Parkgate now has three extra pieces of play equipment, thanks to funding secured by Cheshire West & Chester and Neston Town Councils. The Ropework Play Area previously catered for younger primary school children but the addition of junior swings, a climbing frame and an all-inclusive roundabout, provides much needed facilities […]

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East Coast Proposed Funding Area and Public Events

A map has been prepared showing the proposed funding area for the East Coast Community Fund. The area will not be finalised until after the completion of the consultation. If you are located in the proposed area come along and share your ideas with us at one of the public events we are holding in Hornsea, […]

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Great Response to the East Coast Survey

The first stage of the East Coast Community Fund has been successfully completed. Thank you to more than 360 people who took the time and opportunity to have a say, and help influence how the Fund is set up, by completing our online survey. The remaining stages of the consultation will take place over the next couple […]

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Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund – Apply Now!

Brigg Biomass Power Plant is a 40MW straw-fired power station near the town of Brigg, North Lincolnshire. The official opening was held on the 26th May 2016 when the Fund was formerly launched. Initially for three years, a total of £150,000 (£50,000 per year) has been committed to the Fund and offers grants of between […]

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Parkgate play area’s funding success

A popular play area in Parkgate will be getting three extra pieces of play equipment, thanks to a successful joint bid for funding by Cheshire West and Chester and Neston Town Councils. The Ropewalk Play Area is to receive £16,800 from the Bradley Park Community Fund through the Landfill Communities Fund. This amount has also […]

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Rare butterfly sightings are flying thanks to Mick George Ltd funding

Hardwick and Sywell Wood located close to Wellingborough, Northamptonshire has responded magnificently to work carried out on the woodland to restore its flower-rich clearings enabling a habitat supportive of rare species of butterflies such as the Wood White. Following a £20,000 investment from Mick George Ltd, the development which consisted of 1.5km of ride clearance, […]

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The Solarcentury Community Fund

GrantScape is delighted to announce that we are working with Solarcentury to administer their Community Funds. Two of their solar farms in Nottinghamshire have Funds that are now open to applications, with more solar farms to follow. For full information about the Solarcentury Community Fund and to find out if your community can benefit please click here.

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Important Changes to the Mick George Community Fund’s Criteria

There have been some changes to the Mick George Community Fund’s criteria. It is important you read these carefully if you are considering submitting an application as they may affect whether your project is eligible to apply for a grant. The two changes, effective immediately, are: Unless by invitation, organisations can only apply for a […]

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund Launched

We are delighted to confirm that the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund is now open for grant applications.  There are two application closing dates each year, the first being 2 September 2015. Please click here for more information.

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