Project activities funded so far through small grants....
Applications for a small grant of up to £3,000 must demonstrate how they link into at least one of our priority themes below :
creating new job, enterprise or training opportunities
improving health and wellbeing
feeling safer- helping to reduce crime and improve community safety
providing more activities for Children and Young People
activities bringing different generations together.
And how they meet the four Big Local Outcomes:
communities will be better able to identify local needs and take action in response to them.
people will have increased skills and confidence, so that they continue to identify and respond to needs in the future.
the community will make a difference to the needs it prioritises.
people will feel that their area is an even better place to live.
To find out more about each partnership project click on the name of the project below and we'll update you with progress made so far! (bear with us lots of work involved)
Anyone who applies and is unsuccessful can apply again ... We always try to signpost applicants to alternative sources of support and funding wherever possible 2018-2020 Plan period - round 2 of 3 funding rounds
Round 2 - November 2019 allocated £26,471.21 16 applications received and 13 suported
Bishop Auckland Baptist Church - 'Community hub' activities
Bishop Auckland Boxing Club- Equipment for All' new hanging bags
D. Kett Wodhhouse Close Toddler Group- 'Activities for All' new play equipment, outings and resources
Friends of Copeland road Primary School - 'Be Healthy Stay Healthy' project
King James 1 Academy - 'Walking Netball'
King James 1 Women's Institute - 'Litter Pickers' project
Little Chef's Big Chef's- After School, food and friends'cooking workshops
Tindale Crescent Residents Association - 'Pothole project part 2!'
Wear Rivers Trust - John Muir award in schools and river monitoring
Wear Valley Community Action group- ' Tackling Isolation in Communities' events
West Auckland in Bloom - 'Blooming west Auckland' activities
Woodhouse Close Church Community Centre- contribution to towards a new community van
Woodhouse Close Church Community Centre -Contribution towards new website and new PC
Round 1 - May 2019 allocated £24,451.50 12 applications received and 12 supported
Round 3 November 2017 12 applications received 10 supported
Bishop Auckland Community Partnership (BACP)- Dementia Cafe
Changing Relations CIC
Daisy Arts W.AS.H Theatre
Darlington Road Allotments
Association Durham Amateur Football Trust
Friends of Cockton Hill Junior School
Henknowle Community Association
Selby Close Social Club
St. Mary's Junior Football Club
Woodouse Close Church Community Furniture Service
Round 4 August 2018 23 applications received 14 supported
Bishop Auckland Bowling Club
Bridge Creative Enterprise
Coronation Allotment Association
Fellowship of Christian Churches Youth and Children's work
Jolly Tots Toddler Group
Shildon Jubilee Jazzband @ Henknowle
South Church Lane Allotment Association
St. Helens Parish Church 'Ark' activities
St Mary's and St Wilfred's Youth and Community work
Tindale Crescent Homing Society
Wear Valley Women's Aid
Woodhouse Close Meals on Wheels, Luncheon and Day Club
80 people representing 22 funded projects attended a celebration and networking event. Held at Woodhouse Close Church Community Centre, external stall holders were invited to share information with grant recipients and made valuable links on the day.