The Big Lottery have put more money into this pot – for community celebrations – https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/england/celebratefund
Bids from £300 to £10,000
Deadline for bids 21st October 16
Who can apply –
• voluntary or community organisation with a constitution and bank account
• statutory body.
They are especially keen to receive applications from groups who have not applied to them before. You will also need to show that your project is open to everyone in your local community.
they will give higher priority to applications from:
• schools and academies.
• projects which strongly demonstrate that they are people led and are something the community wants
• projects which demonstrate communities coming together to celebrate and share their diverse cultures
• projects which actively bring different generations together.