Rochdale Boroughwide Housing - Community Funding


About the grant

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- Be an unincorporated association (community group), registered charity or CIC (Community Interest Company) with a turnover of less than £150,000 in the previous financial year. - Ensure that there is at least a 12 month gap since the completion of any previous RBH Community Funded project run by your group - Have a bank account open in the name of the group. - Keep up to date financial records. - Be willing to provide monitoring information on your project, including copies of receipts for all goods and services bought with the funding. - Meet all current government guidelines around Covid-19 - Clearly demonstrate a benefit to RBH customers and/or communities - Be completed (including all monitoring information requested by RBH) within 2 years of receipt of your grant - Not have already started - Be based entirely in Rochdale Borough: Rochdale, Middleton, Heywood, Milnrow and Littleborough. (Priority may be given to projects which address one or more neighbourhood priority as identified on RBH’s neighbourhood action plans) - Deliver outcomes in one or more of the following areas of benefit: - Work and Skills - help people to access employment opportunities and update their skills. E.g. weekly Job Club. - Digital Inclusion - help people access and use digital technology. - Financial Inclusion - help people to manage their money and make it go further. E.g. Pantry project or debt advice sessions. - Health & Wellbeing - help increase peoples’ health and wellbeing. E.g. Keep fit class, walking club, gardening club, health drop in sessions. - Lessening social isolation. E.g. a mums and tots club, a luncheon club for older people, or a gardening club. - Providing activities for children and young people. E.g. sport or homework clubs. - Improving or developing a green space in your neighbourhood. - Promoting mutuality across neighbourhoods - projects that bring different neighbourhoods and communities together in promoting RBH’s Mutual values.

Grant amount£250-£5,000

Eligibility criteriaWhat we will fund: - Sessional workers - Room/venue hire (Max of £10 per hour) - Venue running costs that are specific to your project - Transport costs - Equipment hire or purchases for your project - Training - Food and drink (Max of £5 per head) - Publicity materials for your project What we will and wont fund: - Salaries or paying your own staff - The day to day running costs of your group, for eg utility bills, Council tax - Routine repairs and maintenance - Purchase of vehicles - Purchase of property - Items that only benefit individuals - Purchase of alcohol - Debts or fines of the organisation - Political or religious activities - Fundraising activities for your organisation - Day type events or one off social outings eg. a coach trip to a theme park - Bouncy Castle hire or purchase, nail art or face painting activities - Projects that duplicate existing provision in your community - Costs you incur when putting together your application - Things you have already paid for


Closing date: 11 July 2022


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