Grant funding of up to £1 million annually has been made available by central government for the Theddlethorpe GDF Community Partnership as it participates in the siting process for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF).
The grants can be used to fund projects, schemes or initiatives that:
- provide economic opportunities
- enhance the natural and built environment, or
- improve community wellbeing.
Within these three main principles, the Theddlethorpe GDF Community Partnership may also agree locally-specific criteria.
Funding can be used for the following:
- Economic Development – For example, employment opportunities, job creation, skills development, education or training, promotion of local enterprise, long-term economic development or economic diversification
- Natural or Built Environment – Including cultural and natural heritage, especially where economic benefits, for example through tourism, can be demonstrated
- Community Wellbeing – For example, improvements to community facilities, enhancement of the quality of life or health and well-being of the community
You can apply for a small, medium or large grant:
- Small grants – under £10,000
- Medium grants – above £10,000 to £50,000
- Large grants – above £50,000
For more information and to apply, go to: https://theddlethorpe.workinginpartnership.org.uk/community-investment-funding/