Community groups in North East Lincolnshire have only a few days left to apply for a grant of up to £250 from the Mayoral Fund.
More than 12 groups have already received a grant to help with projects that benefit their local environment.
For more details, and to apply online before Wednesday 19 April, visit https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/your-council/mayor-and-civic-information/
The Mayor of North East Lincolnshire, Cllr Stephen Beasant, has been building up the Mayoral Fund with fundraising activities such as running the Ørsted Great Grimsby 10K (pictured), sponsored cycle rides, coffee mornings and craft fairs.
Cllr Beasant said:
“One of my ambitions for my year as mayor is to encourage more people to get involved in looking after the environment.
“It’s a real pleasure to be able to use my time as mayor to help raise money for local good causes.
“Lots of fantastic groups are already benefitting from the fund, so please get in touch if you have a suitable project where a grant might help.”
Mayoral Fund recipients so far include:
- Grimsby in Bloom
- Great Coates in Bloom
- West Marsh Allotment Association
- Your Place, Grimsby
- Ormiston South Parade Academy
- Peaks Lane Fire Station Garden
- Macaulay Primary Academy, Grimsby
- Weelsby WI allotment group
- Littlecoates Primary Academy
- Rotary Club, Cleethorpes
- West Marsh Development Trust Association.
The Mayoral Fund can make awards to not-for-profit organisations that have a written constitution, memorandum of understanding or other formal documents which sets out the organisations aims and how it operates.
The Mayoral Fund cannot fund individuals, sole traders, organisations established to make a profit or organisations which can distribute funds to members.