The Social Fund
The Social Fund is designed to support specific community schemes or activities taking place within one of the district's five growth areas of Colburn, Hipswell, Leyburn, Richmond and Scotton. Applications should be within the £7,500 - £50,000 bracket with applicants expected to raise 70% of the project's costs.
The full criteria and proposal form can be downloaded here
This grant scheme has a total of £270,000 to allocate for this financial year. Applications received will be considered on a quarterly basis and the scheme will close following the allocation of the total funds available. A timetable of meetings where bids will be considered is below
|Receipt of proposal (applications should be received in full by 5pm)||Officer Grant Panel Meeting||
Date Application Decisions
are expected by
|1st February 2017||w/c 13th February 2017||22nd February 2017|
|1st May 2017||w/c 15h May 2017||24th May 2017|
|1st August 2017||w/c 14th August 2017||23rd August 2017|
|1st November 2017||w/c 13th November 2017||22nd November 2017|
Details of projects supported through the scheme will be detailed here once available.