Brief Community Fund

*Open for applications now*

 Deadline for applications 5pm, Friday 30 June 2017

The aim of the Brief Community Fund is to support organisations that work in the area of general mental health issues, age related mental ill health such as dementia and Alzheimer’s, and related care provision.

Grants of up to £3,000 are available. The fund has a total of around £10,000 to award.

Who can apply
The Brief Community Fund will support charities, voluntary and community groups working in the Greater Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Gorleston areas. This includes Churches/ PCCs and Parish Councils where the project is clearly community focused and inclusive.  

Please refer to our FAQs for specific guidance on the types of organisation/ project that are eligible to apply. Please note the specific guidance in the FAQs for Social Enterprises/ CICs.

Schools are not eligible to apply.

When to apply
The next deadline for applications is Friday 30 June 2017.

How to apply
Norfolk Community Foundation has launched a new way to apply online, which enables applicants to complete more of the process entirely online if they wish.  If you have any problems at all using the new system please contact the Grants Team for support. 

If you are using an old version of eg. Internet Explorer you may find it helpful to download a copy of Google Chrome to ensure you have the best experience – this browser is free to download here http://www.google.com/chrome/  

Making an online application:

Step 1 – Download the Independent Reference Form and pass to the person you have chosen to act as a referee for this application

Independent Reference Form

Step 2 – Complete the online application form by clicking on the link below.  The new form enables you to upload various pieces of supporting information to complete your application. You can still send some or all of your supporting information separately by email or by post if you wish.

Step 3 – Ensure that Norfolk Community Foundation receives your online form, all supporting information and the Independent Reference Form by the deadline date.

Click here to begin an online application

For Fund enquiries please contact Clive Rayner, Grants Officer by email cliverayner@norfolkfoundation.com or tel 01603 623958

 

 

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