Newcastle Building Society - tackling food poverty and employability

Closing date

Thus fund seeks to support community projects based and working in the North East of England or Cumbria tackling food poverty or employability. 

  • Groups must be based and working in the location of a Newcastle Building Society Branch
  • Project must be able to start within 3 months of receipt of the grant (flexibility for any further Covid-19 restrictions).
  • The amount applied for must mean the project can go ahead (not part funding for a larger project)

 The fund will support activities, sessional staff costs and volunteer expenses, project resources and equipment, events outings and trips (Covid19 restrictions permitting). It will not support: 

  • Statutory activities including lessons or curriculum time teaching costs or resources
  • Foreign travel
  • Items given as gifts or for permanent personal use (e.g. clothing; technology)