People’s Expect Trust Active Communities Programme
People’s Expect Trust Active Communities Programme (Swansea, Carmarthenshire, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Bridgend, Ceredigion)
The Peoples Health Trust’s Active Communities programme Swansea, Carmarthenshire, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Bridgend, Ceredigion (HealthExpect) is open for applications until 1 pm on the 21st June 2017.
Grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 per year are available for projects target areas or communities (including communities of interest ) most affected by health inequalities. For example, this could be a project:
- Covering a few streets, a housing estate
- A small village or a group of people who have shared experiences, characteristics or common interests and wish to come together to address specific issues that are important to them.
Groups can apply if they are non-profit, have a constitution and are more than three months old and the group’s income must be less than £350,000 a year, or an average of £350,000 over two years.
Activities supported through the Active Communities programme in the past have included:
A mediation service run by tenants on a housing estate.
A women’s volunteering group run by and for Bengali women; support for local people to become community organisers.