The Community Partnering Fund is provided by Northern Gas Networks and Northern Powergrid and administered on their behalf by Leeds Community Foundation.
The Fund is intended to support local community groups to deliver sustainable initiatives to educate and support their communities, providing long-term solutions to current problems. The majority of beneficiaries need to be located in the specified areas of Yorkshire and the Humber and North East England. (A full list of the locations can be found in the guidelines, and inclides Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council areas.)
Grants between £1,000 and £10,000 are available. Priority will be given to requests for less than £5,000.
Northern Gas Networks and Northern Powergrid are also offering to support applicants in non-financial ways with training, information materials and networking opportunities related directly to carbon monoxide, energy efficiency, Priority Services Register, STEM subjects or fuel poverty.