The Town Council took the decision to use its grant funding budget to establish a community fund in partnership with other local funders 1n 2019. The partners include the Stanley Area Action Partnership, Police & Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg and local MP Kevan Jones.
Applications for funding from the Stanley Community Fund can be between £2,000 and £10,000. A total of £120,000 in funding will be awarded in 2019/20.
Applications will be assessed in a rolling 3 month application window, with the first awards due to be made in June 2019.
The fund is open for applications NOW. For more information and to apply, please visit the County Durham Community Foundation’s webpage HERE
The Town Council’s own Strategic Fund is also open for applications for small grants of between £250 – £2000. Find out how to apply on our grants page