Gannett Foundation Grants (England, Scotland and Wales)

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Gannett Foundation Grants (England, Scotland and Wales)

The Gannett Foundation, which is the charitable arm of Gannett Co Inc., owner of the Newsquest Media Group, one of the UK’s largest publishers, is inviting applications to supports projects that benefit the local community their newspapers, that includes schemes for:

  • Neighbourhood improvement and local problem-solving
  • Economic development
  • Youth development
  • Education and cultural enrichment
  • Care of the elderly or infirm
  • Help for the disadvantaged or disabled
  • Environmental conservation.

Each year the Foundation choose a special theme and encourage relevant applications. The needs of rural communities is the chosen theme for 2016. However, equal consideration will be given to all other applications received that meet the general criteria. Applications are welcome for specific items of equipment, anything from a box of toys for disadvantaged children, to sophisticated medical equipment for cancer research. Applications must be by registered charities. The grants available are up to £10,000.

The closing date for applications is the 14th October 2016. Applications need to be submitted via the local Newsquest Media Group papers.

For more information on these and the application process, please click on the link below.

http://www.newsquest.co.uk/portfolio/our-titles/

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