Mick George Community Fund Awards Grants

Mick George Community Fund Awards Grants

Logo-MG-WhiteSeven highly deserving organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the Mick George Community Fund.

The successful groups to receive a share of the £230,000 available for this funding round are:

  • IDID Adventure CIC; to provide an exciting new indoor Climbing Centre in Corby
  • Ringstead Parish Council: to create a new community garden in Ringstead’s village centre, on the site of a derelict factory
  • Nene Park Trust: to provide new nesting chambers for Sand Martins in Nene Park, with linked live video facilities in the Visitor Centre
  • Market Deeping Cricket Club: to purchase a new ‘heavy roller’ to improve the Club’s playing facilities, plus new practise nets and equipment
  • Somersham Victory Hall Management Committee: to install acoustic panels in the hall, to reduce the echo and to enable the group to hold regular community Film Nights
  • Mawsley Parish Council: to provide an Outdoor Gym on Mawsley Village Playing Field
  • Addenbrookes Charitable Trust: to redevelopment the community and outpatients garden, creating a beautiful, calming and restful outdoor space

Monies for the Community Fund are provided by Mick George through the Landfill Communities Fund.

Jon Stump, Finance Director at Mick George Ltd said:

‘’The Mick George Community Fund has proven invaluable to many local communities, helping to create, restore and protect a whole array of landmarks and projects. Since 2010 when the programme was launched, including this round of funding, in excess of £1million has been invested in over 35 individual projects”

Up to £500,000 is made available through the Fund each year which is split over two funding rounds.

Grants are available for amounts between £5,000 and £50,000, although it is unlikely individual grants over £35,000 will be made.

For further details about the Fund, please click below: