Greenford Broadway Ward Community – First Panel

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We are happy to announce that we have one last round of the Greenford Broadway Ward Community First Panel All information is available on http://greenfordbroadwaywar.wix.com/communities-first-panel#!application-papers. This is for groups working within the Greenford Broadway on projects that have a positive impact on young people. The closing date for this round is Friday 5th September. We have just under £6000 to award to different groups and we need to distribute this money in September and this will be the last round of funding available.

Key points to note: You can apply for up to £2500 but you need the same amount match funding. This can be volunteer hours, in-kind donations or sponsorship. The Community First Panel meets and considers the application and then recommends the agreed grants to the Community Development Foundation, which provides the finances directly. There is full guidance available and you will be able to contact Jackie Sear for help with the form if required.

John Lyon’s Funding Event

Dear Community Group,
There is still space for the John Lyons Funding Event next week on Tuesday the 29th of July, 10:00 – 12:00 at the Ealing Council building, Perceval House, Ealing, 14-16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing W5 2HL. John Lyon’s Charity (JLC) will be holding a ‘Lyon’s Den’ event to support groups in applying for funding.  The event will include a presentation followed by the opportunity to meet one-to-one with JLC grant managers to present your project idea (limited spaces).   The event is being hosted by Ealing Council External Funding and eligible* organisations from the London Borough of Ealing or who operate within the borough are invited to attend.

JLC provide grants for projects and activities that help children and young people to achieve their full potential.  They won the 2013 Directory of Social Change’s ‘Great Giving Funder’ award.  They provide grants in the following programme areas: Art & Science, Children & Families, Education & Learning, Emotional Wellbeing, Special Needs & Disabilities, Sport, Training, Youth Clubs & Youth Activities and Youth Issues.

For further information about John Lyons please click here.

Register for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/john-lyons-funding-event-tickets-11853430931

Date: Tuesday 29th July
Time: 10:00 – 12:00
Venue: Ealing Council, Perceval House, 14-16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing W5 2HL

*Eligible Organisations are: registered charities, state schools, independent schools with charitable status, local authorities, exempt charities (i.e. churches) and National organisations with a track record and reputation in the Charity’s beneficial area.

Holy Cross Church Family Day: Saturday 12 July 2014, 12 pm- 4 pm

Families from all around Greenford were invited on that day to raise money for the preschool and to enjoy the sunshine and get together. There was a true celebration atmosphere and the GNP health information and nutrition activities stalls attracted lots of people.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nPeople signed up for the future free Let’s Get cooking sessions in the Greenford area. Continue reading

We need you!

Greenford Northolt & Perivale Community Federation is setting up a new committee.
Do you want to influence change and provide a voice for the voluntary sector? This committee will ensure we are meeting the needs of the area, manage and provide guidance to freelance staff members and develop the sustainability of the GNP Community Federation. Your involvement will require meeting only 6 times a year. We are looking for people who can: represent the needs of residents and groups within Greenford, Northolt & Perivale; provide leadership; work as part of a team; understand the voluntary sector; manage responsibilities of funding & contracts.

For more information please contact Jackie Sear