Community Grant Updates

Discover how our community grants help support local community groups to make a real difference to people, wildlife and the environment within the Transforming the Trent Valley Scheme area.

If you are interested in applying for a community grant, please visit our community grants page for more information.

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Manor Park Sailing Club: Training Expansion Project

Manor Park Sailing Club, situated near Kings Bromley, applied to our Community Grants scheme in August 2020. They were successful in applying for a grant to buy buoyancy aids for the young people who attend their club to ensure that they have the correct size for all trainees arriving on site. This was a part […]

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WELLIES Volunteers: New Skills

WELLIES project, based in Sudbury, applied in August 2020 for a Community Grant of £2000 to support their aim of enabling their existing volunteers to develop new skills and confidence in volunteering for WELLIES and partner organisations. A 15 week project was delivered, with volunteers attending heritage workshops, creating a volunteer taskforce to support other […]

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Latest update from the Wellies Project

Volunteers with the WELLIES project recently had some great fun making bird boxes ready for installation along the River Dove in Derbyshire as part of the Transforming the Trent Valley scheme. They have been on riverside walks looking at the flora and fauna, installing the fantastic bird boxes they have made ready for bird nesting […]

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Latest update from Branston Friends

Branston Friends have been busy planting spring bulbs and tidying up the local cemetery recently and have shared these photos with us. Thank you to all of the Branston Friends volunteers, we can’t wait to see the flowers bloom this spring! Nicola Lynes, Community Engagement Officer Transforming the Trent Valley

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First round of Community Grants awarded

We are pleased to announce the first successful applications to our Community Grants scheme funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Four organisations providing opportunities within the scheme area have between them been awarded a total of £5,750 in the first round of applications. Our congratulations go to FISH 2013 who have been awarded £975 to support four […]