Apply for the Co-op Local Community Fund

The Co-op Local Community Fund

You can now apply to be one of the causes for the next round of funding, running from March to September 2017. They aare looking for 3 projects in each of around 1,500 local communities across the UK. They will choose projects led by small, locally based organisations that:

benefit the local community centred around Co-op food stores and funeral homes
have the greatest possible benefit to their community
make maximum use of the amount of funding available
Who can apply

You can apply if you’re:

a registered charity
a small charity registered with HMRC for tax
a registered community amateur sports club
a church that’s an ‘excepted’ charity
a Scout or Guide group
Preference is given to organisations with an income of less than £1 million a year.

To qualify, your project’s main activity must:

take place in the UK or Isle of Man
not finish before October 2017
not have religious or political aims (although we do consider projects led by religious organisations that benefit the wider local community)
meet the Co-op’s values
You can’t use money from the fund to:

solely pay for salaries or running costs of your organisation
pay for projects that should legally be carried out by a public authority, eg a council
make a donation to another organisation
If you need more information on the Local Community Fund then contact us.

Email: membershipcontactus@co-operative.coop
Phone: 0800 0234 708

https://causes.coop.co.uk/

2 comments on Apply for the Co-op Local Community Fund

  1. we are looking for funding we arenot a charity,we are self funding .we get no help .we put 1940s day on in queensbury bradford west yorkshire ,it is 5 year ,and we are round out of funding hope you casn help

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