Jon Walker with members of the community

Community groups invited to bid for funding through Open Fund

Community groups are being offered the chance to receive funding through the University’s Community Donations Fund Programme.

The Open Fund is open for bids for the spring term and Charnwood based voluntary or community groups are invited to apply.

The Open Fund runs for two rounds in the autumn and spring terms. Eight community groups were awarded funding worth £5,000 in November.

A further £6,000 is available this term. Bids for the Open Fund can be submitted until Friday 21 April.

Further information on the Community Donations Fund and applications forms are available here.

Alternatively contact Kristy Diaz, Communications Officer at the University on or 01509 222 224.

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