Equalities and Cohesion Fund Round 2: Building Stronger Communities

Camden Council have now opened the second round of the Equalities and Cohesion Fund. The fund aims to build an ever-more inclusive and resilient borough through one or more of the following:
• promoting understanding and engagement across different communities
• bringing communities together to address local challenges in a way that increases their capacity to act in the future
• strengthening a sense of belonging and reducing marginalisation
The total amount of funding available is £1.7m over two years from April 2014 – March 2016. Grants of between £5,000 and £40,000 per year for a maximum of two years will be available to locally focused not for profit organisations. It is anticipated that the majority of awards will be at the lower end of that scale.
More information including guidance and the application form can be found here. Please contact vcs@camden.gov.uk if you have any questions about the fund. Deadline: midnight 8th September
Support Offered by VAC
Briefing Thursday 8th August 2 – 3.15. Followed by one-to-one sessions to discuss people’s ideas with them. Each session will run for 15 minutes. You must attend the briefing followed by a one to one session.
Further support sessions will be held on 26th August pm and 21st August am for people who have got to the stage of developing a draft application.
To book contact Monica or Ricky 020 7284 6550 or acharles@vac.org.uk

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