A new small local grants scheme up to £5k for projects to improve community health and wellbeing has opened. Only a simple form is needed and the deadline is 9th February.
Projects must aim to benefit one or more of these priority groups:
- People from Black, Asian and multi-ethnic groups
- Parents and carers on low incomes (particularly lone parent families)
- Young families
- People experiencing poor mental health
- Isolated men (mainly single isolated men)
- Older people
- People with disabilities/and or suffering with poor health.
For more details see attached notes on the application form [word document]
Norwood Forum is managing the scheme: https://www.norwoodforum.org/gipsy-hill-health-wellbeing-small-grants-fund-round-one
They have an online information session 6pm-7pm on Thursday 27 January. To get the zoom link please email email@example.com
If your group is not on line please phone 07946 218 501 and we will pass on your contact details.
Youth workers: Jamel & Ibtisan
All young people aged 11-19 and up to 25 for people with disabilities are welcome at West Norwood’s youth club in The Old Library, 16 Knights Hill SE27 0HY. Run by Rathbone, the Club nights on Tuesday & Thursday 5pm – 8pm and Friday 5pm – 9pm cover a wide range of activities. For details see: http://rathbonesociety.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Activities-2014.pdf
Rathbone are also looking for more volunteers : trustee, gardeners, cooks, youth workers and social media. If you can help contact Roy firstname.lastname@example.org
To book a meeting/event room at The Old Library try the online booking system: http://rathbonesociety.org.uk/the-old-library/bookings-enquiries/