Groups urged to apply for project grants up to £500

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Applications for community bids funds from South Ribble Partnership can now be made.

Voluntary, community or faith based groups in South Ribble, may be eligible for a grant of up to £500 for their projects.

Since 2010, South Ribble Partnership has provided funding of more than £100,000 to 45 different groups across the borough for everything from hall refurbishments to lunch clubs and help with disabled facilities.

The partnership looks for applicants that match at least one priority of the fund, which are:

Building communities- bringing communities together to make decisions, supporting each other and breaking down barriers

Better together- working with other groups and making new connections to deliver activities

Supporting volunteers- providing opportunities for local people to volunteer, access training and development.

For full details on eligibility, how to apply and what happens if a bid is successful, visit, email: or call 01772 625546.

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