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Community First Applications: apply now!

The final year of Community First Funding has arrived.


Friday 22nd August 2014 & Tuesday 30th September 2014

New applications are now being invited from any local community group which can deliver work in Henbury and Southmead around the following themes:

– Providing activities and things to do for young people

– Supporting activities for older people that combat isolation, including for minority ethnic older people

– Supporting improved communication in Henbury and Brentry and getting older and young people working together

– Developing a Community Centre for Henbury and Brentry

– Getting people using green spaces and allotments across Henbury and Brentry

IMPORTANT: Because this is the final year of the Community First Programme all projects must be completed and have spent any monies awarded by the END OF FEBRUARY 2015. Please make sure your project can deliver within this timescale before applying.

You can download the guidelines and application form for this fund below. You’ll also find the Henbury and Brentry Community Plan below.

H B Guidelines for applicants 2014 v7.00

H B Application Form Jan 2014 v 5.00

Henbury and Brentry Community First Plan March 2013

Creative Seed Fund Open for applications

Deadline 30th Jan 2014

The Creative Seed Fund supports Bristol based creative projects. It is an annual fund that has one application round each year. Individual projects can be awarded up to £3,000.

There are two strands to this fund:

  1. Artist/Arts Organisation Development Strand
  2. Community Arts Strand

Full guidelines for both strands and application forms are available to the Bristol City Council Arts and Culture Funding  webpage here

Application deadline is 4pm, January 30, 2014.