The next round of Community Grants available to groups within the District of Blaby is closing soon.
Capital Grants up to £3000 and Revenue Grants up to £750 are available to help develop or improve services for local people. Funding from Westleigh Partnerships is also available for local organisations, while sport groups can apply for up to £500 from the Everyone Active Grant.
Each grant is designed to help with different costs such as building works, purchase of equipment, venue or transport costs or one-off special events.
Youth Grants, awarded by the Blaby District Youth Council of up to £1000 are also available.
Applications for Community Grants are accepted quarterly with the next deadline Thursday 22 February at midday.
So far in 2017-18 Blaby District Council has awarded £58,400 to 39 community groups. Since 2010, over 315 organisations have benefitted from over £550,000 in grants.
For more information and to request an application pack, visit www.blaby.gov.uk/communitygrants, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0116 272 7718.