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Grants

 

West Itchen Community Trust acts as an ‘enabler’ by helping organisations navigate the process of searching for funding, and teaching them the skills necessary to apply for funds; controlling and monitoring their project; fulfilling reporting requirements and developing sustainable ongoing services through the development of enterprising activity.

 

If you need to discuss your needs with an adviser, Gulzar Sharif , Communities Manager, will be able to help. Contact us on 023 8038 8580 or at info@wict.co.uk

 

 

WICT Grant Fund for St Marys and Kingsland:

 

Find details for this grant awarded through the Peoples Health Trust’s Local Conversation programme, along with the project objectives, on the St Marys Local Conversation page.

 

 

WICT Small Grants Fund 2018-19

 

At West Itchen Community Trust we ask members to vote annually on how we should prioritise our support to community groups, provided through our small grants fund.

This March members voted for:

    • Education and training,
    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Community Arts & Events
    • Community Facilities

 

If you need to discuss your needs with an adviser, Gulzar Shariff , Community Project Worker, will be able to help. Contact us on 023 8038 8580 or at info@wict.co.uk

 

 

Southampton City Council Community Chest grant scheme 

 

Community Chest is the council’s small grant scheme. Grants of between £100 and £2,500 are available for small, volunteer led community groups.


Community and voluntary organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000 supporting Southampton city residents are eligible to apply. Organisations with an annual income of less than £50,000 have priority.

 

See the Community Chest website for details.

 

For more information  contact: 023 8083 4067 or grants@southampton.gov.uk

 

 

 Other Grants Information

 

The Southampton City Council Communities and Improvement Team produce a monthly Funding newsletter, that is sent out with a list of Ongoing funding and recent Southampton Statistics.

 

The files are too large to add here, but you can register to receive them by contacting communities@southampton.gov.uk

 

The team will also highlight newly arising funding opportunities and pending closing dates, if you register to receive emails.

 

 

Information for Funding Applicants – Statistics about Southampton

 

Southampton City Council Funding Guide

Statistics for Southampton

Index of Multiple deprivation 2015 – Southampton

Neighbourhood statistics, information by post-code

Office of National Statistics /census information

2011 Census

Earnings by qualification – 2011 Or check pdf version

Southampton Profile

Snapshot of Southampton:  (labour market intelligence data)

Equalities Profile for Southampton

The 2011-14 Joint Strategic Needs Assessment for Southampton (NHS)

UK National Statistics

 

Links are provided thanks to the Communities Team, Southampton City Council.

 

Latest News

Southampton City Council’s Celebrations Grant open for applications

As part of the council’s Community Chest grant scheme, they are offering small grants of up to £500 to enable groups to celebrate St George’s Day (April 2019), the Big Lunch and the Great Get Together (both June 2019).

January 29, 2019

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FREE Sunday lunches in Northam: Community-building project extended into our area

‘Sunday Lunch’ is a city wide charity that provides cooked lunch for adults in Woolston and Shirley. In December, West Itchen Community Trust’s Local Conversation project and Northam Community Link partnered with them to launch one in Northam.

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Events

Community Breakfast Newtown

9.30-11am every Wednesday, free breakfast for adults at Newtown Youth & Community Centre, Graham Rd. t: 023 8033 0007

February 20, 2019

 

ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy tour

9.30am – 11.30am Sunday 24 February 2019 at Guildhall Square, Southampton. Free. Have your photo taken and join in cricket activities.

February 24, 2019

 

Seed Swap

12 – 5pm Sunday 3rd March at The Art House SO14 7DW. Entry by donation. Check the Facebook page for more details

March 3, 2019

 

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