£500,000 available to charities across Norfolk

From left to right: Richard Walton (Programme Manager, Virgin Money Foundation), Carole Reilly (Dire

From left to right: Richard Walton (Programme Manager, Virgin Money Foundation), Carole Reilly (Director of Services Locality), Nancy Doyle-Hall (Executive Director, Virgin Money Foundation), Claire Cullens (Chief Executive, Norfolk Community Foundation), Jonathan Clemo (Chief Executive, Community Action Norfolk). Photo: Virgin Money Foundation - Credit: Archant

A £500,000 pot of funding has made available to charities across Norfolk in a bid to support the county's most deprived communities.

Virgin Money Foundation's Make a Splash fund will support organisations across Norfolk to develop new initiatives aimed at regenerating deprived areas.

Groups can apply for grants of up to £50,000 each.

The aim of the grants is to underpin the design and launch of new initiatives that can make a positive difference to communities in Norfolk.

Each successful charity will also be able to take advantage of skilled volunteers and mentoring to fill skills gaps and increase capacity.


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Jonathan Clemo, chief executive at community action Norfolk, which is involved in the initiative, said: 'We see the Making a Splash programme as bringing much needed investment into Norfolk.'

To apply, contact info@virginmoneyfoundation.org.uk

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