Kirsty highlights CCF’s available grant opportunities
CCF Grants Manager, Kirsty Philpott, “CCF manages more than 50 Funds and we currently have a range of funding opportunities open for community groups throughout the county. I have highlighted below the key funds currently open for applications, with links to further information. I would be pleased if ”
The Trewithen Fund: welcomes applications from projects enabling volunteers to assist young people who are not achieving their full potential. The volunteers can do this by using their own experiences of life and work to support and encourage others to grow and develop. Research has proven, a volunteer mentor can make a dramatic difference to the life chances of a young person by helping them break down barriers to achievement, build confidence and resilience, develop vital employability skills and enable the young person to develop a trusting relationship with an unrelated adult. Please click here for further details on this fund.
Donor Directed Fund: welcomes applications from projects that enable young people, with limited life opportunities, the chance to achieve, this could include ex-offenders, those suffering from poor mental health, young people in care etc. The Fund Holders would also like to welcome application from frontline support organisations such as Foodbanks and Soup Kitchens. Please click here for further details on this fund.
Bude Fund : welcomes applications from projects in and around the Bude area. Please click here for further details.
Papillon Fund: for the benefit of St Thomas and South Petherwin. Out of area applications maybe considered on the condition the beneficiaries attending the project reside within the listed parishes (evidence of this will be required). Please click here for further details.
Cornwall Glass Fund: celebrating 40 years this year, Cornwall Glass would like to mark this milestone by offering the support of up to £400 to 40 community groups within Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. This year, the fund aims to support community and social cohesion in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Please click here for further details.
The Jack Moon and Lors Trust Fund :Voluntary activities in Lostwithiel and St Winnow that help to maintain the traditions and culture of these communities. Please click here for further details.
#IWILL Fund: Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available to support projects in Cornwall that engage young people in volunteering and other activities that both benefit their communities and develop their skills. Please click here for further details.
Manor Solar Farm: For the benefit of Charlestown, Grampound with Creed, St Ewe, St Mewan, St Dennis, St Stephen-in-Brannel, Sticker, Treverbyn and central St Austell. Please click here for further details.
Cornwall 100 Club: The fund has 4 priorities which are: improving community spaces, providing a service the whole community can benefit from, business and communities working together and charitable organisations who support children and young people. Please click here for further details.
The Duke of Cornwall’s Benevolent Fund: For young carers aged 18 or under where their duties go beyond what would be expected for a person of their age. An application for a grant must be made by an organisation for the benefit of any young carer resident in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly who requires support. Please click here to access further details.
The Worval Foundation: The Worval Foundation aims to provide opportunities for young disadvantaged people, primarily aged between 10-15 years of age but not exclusively, who are on the edge of exclusion from school or are finding it hard to cope, possibly due to an illness, learning difficulties or life circumstances. This fund wishes to make a life changing impact on the young people. An application for a grant must be made by an organisation for the benefit of any young person resident in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly who requires support. Please click here to access further details.
The Lord Lieutenant’s Fund for Youth: The LLFFY, now headed by Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE, strives to help those young individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding talent in a particular field – such as sport, the arts, science, voluntary service and enterprise – but are struggling to achieve their ambition or progress in their chosen career because of hardship or disability. Please click here to access further details.
The Emily Bolitho Trust: To support the wellbeing of individuals, especially those faced with hardship through poor health or low income living within the old borough of Penzance including Gulval, Mousehole, Paul, Newlyn, Ludgvan, Marazion and Madron. Please click here to access further details.
The Crisis Fund: Enables charitable organisations to hold a pot of funds to distribute small grants to individuals in crisis. Please click here to access further details.
The Mental Health Fund for Children and Young People -aims to provide opportunities to support children and young people, aged between 5-25 years, in order to supress the onset of loneliness, isolation, anxiety and ultimately depression. This fund wishes to make a life changing impact on the lives of young people at a critical stage in their development to prevent further poor mental health. Please click here to access further details.