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Information on Financial Support for Groups, Charities & Organisations

Lincolnshire Community Foundation and North Kesteven District Council are working in partnership to ensure financial support reaches those vital groups, charities and organisations delivering services combatting hardship including economic, social or health impacts caused by the Covid-19 pandemic both now and in the future.Grants will also be available to support financial resilience so organisations can tackle the longer term impact of Covid-19.Eligible groups can apply for up to £5,000 to support ongoing and future needs of vulnerable people. Successful projects might include those that address: loneliness and isolation, mental health support, financial hardship (employment or benefits advice), digital exclusion, telephone befriending etc.Applicants are able to include a request for a contribution towards equipment, digital resources, volunteer training and expenses, counselling support, staff salaries to name but a few.Priority will be given to groups who support one or more of the following groups of people: older people, families with young children, people with physical or learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and people on low income.Eligibility:Voluntary and community organisations who have been vetted by Lincolnshire Council for Voluntary Services as part of the Lincolnshire Resilience Forum co-ordinated response.Registered charities, constituted groups and community interest companies that have a governing document, accounts, bank account and relevant policies and procedures.Operating within and positively impacting upon residents and communities in North Kesteven.Foundation staff are on hand to give advice at every stage of the application process.The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 February 2021 and decisions will be notified within four weeks. To obtain an Application Form or to chat about your project, please contact Sue Fortune on 01529 305825 or download details from the Grants Page @ lincolnshirecf.co.ukFor any group seeking validation with the Lincolnshire Resilience Forum the following information is required:• Group name• Postal address• Area of operation• Capability offer (what they can do)• Primary and secondary contacts including phone and email• Number of volunteers• Permission to share details with Wellbeing services and/or connect to support – they can chose either or both but as a minimum wellbeing serviceGroups will receive access to a community drive containing guidance, information, briefing documents and latest information from the government .They will also be required to complete and return an indemnity insurance form which will enable them to help their communities.The email address to use is Resilientlincs@lincoln.fire-uk.org

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 11:12 by Administrator

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