Charlton Community Voting Day is coming: Apply by 8 March for grants of up to £2,000

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Grants are on offer for health and wellbeing projects to benefit communities in Charlton

Last week, we reported on how you can apply for grants up of to £2,000 for health and wellbeing projects that well help communities in Charlton. Residents will also have the chance to vote for which projects get funding. GAYLE WALLACE, who is running the scheme for Greenwich Council, has more details on how you can get involved.

I am delighted to share key information on the new Community Voting Day funding available in Charlton – including how to get involved as an applicant or resident voter.

There are small (up to £500) and medium (up to £2,000) grants available for health-related projects to be delivered for the benefit of Charlton residents. Anyone can come forward with an idea they would like funded, and local people will vote on which they want to fund.

Where to apply for funding

If you have an idea you would like to put forward for funding, you need to submit it at the link below by 8th March:

Getting support with your application

There will be a series of online workshops between now and the 6th March. These can help you with making an application and getting comfortable with doing a presentation for residents on the Community Voting Day – on Saturday 27th March from 10.45am – 12.15pm. You can find the schedule for these workshops below.

If you are an individual rather than organisation, you will need a “sponsor” organisation who will be able to hold funds for you. kellyann.ibrahim[at] can help match you with a sponsor.

Registering to vote

Charlton residents can register to vote in the online “Dragons Den” on 27th March at this link. We would encourage all potential project applicants to actively recruit residents in the Charlton area to register and attend. They will be able to take part in a great community event and help shape their local area.

Register here:

Funding application support workshops

Please feel free to join any the dates and times on offer. You will gain hints and tips on how to develop a rounded application ready for submission.

Saturday 27 February, 11am-12.30pm
Monday 1 March, 3pm-4.30pm
Thursday 4 March, 6-7.30pm
Saturday 6 March, 10.30am-12noon

Join by Zoom or Skype for Business.


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