Eastchurch Community Fund

Location:

Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent

Total Grants Available:

c£36,000 per year

Fund Provided by:

Resonance Asset Management & EnergieKontor

The two wind farm developments located in the Parish of Eastchurch on the Isle of Sheppey, owned by EnergieKontor (New Rides) and Resonance Asset Management (HMP Standford Hill) respectively, contribute each year into the Eastchurch Community Fund.

To be eligible to apply, your project must be in the Eastchurch Parish and you must be one of the following types of organisation:

  • Voluntary, community groups, community, parish and town councils
  • Schools and educational establishments
  • Social enterprises (including credit unions, co-operatives, social firms, community owned enterprises, community interest companies and developments trusts) provided they operate on a not-for profit basis.

There will be two funding rounds each year, with decisions made within two months of the published deadlines.

The minimum grant available is £250.

The maximum grant available for groups applying to the first round of the year (Spring) is 75% of the annual total budget.

The maximum grant available for groups applying to the second round of the year (Autumn) is 25% of the annual total budget.

Monies not allocated in each funding round will be carried to the next available funding round and the maximum grant limits adjusted accordingly. Groups should therefore check here as close to the application deadline as possible to ensure they have the latest maximum application figure.

For the September 2022 Round – the remaining balance stands at £34,432. A group could therefore apply for this amount should they wish.

A local Advisory Group (AG) has been established to help decide how to spend the fund each year.

For more information about the Fund and how to apply, please click below:

Grants Awarded

To view details about the organisations and projects which were previously awarded grants, please click below: