Community groups that support young children and their parents in Norfolk, can now apply to a new community fund.
The Norfolk early childhood community fund scheme aims to:
Grants of up to £2,500 are available.
To help set up, or expand, groups being run for 0-5 year olds and their parents or carers in Norfolk.
Groups might include music, creative, arts or physical play. These groups will encourage parents/carers to play alongside their child, and give opportunities to make new friends close to home.
There is a two stage application process.
This form will give you the opportunity to share your initial ideas and plans. We will use the basis of this form to allocate a development worker who will discuss your ideas with you and can offer additional ideas, advice and guidance. Completed expression of interest forms should be sent to email@example.com
The team will contact you with feedback on your proposal and can offer support to you if more information is needed prior to submitting a complete application.
From this, if appropriate, you will be encouraged to complete a full application form to be considered by the monthly panel.
Step 2: Full application
Once you have received feedback on your expression of interest, we will notify you that you can complete the full application and return by the submission deadline provided to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions about making an application, or need to receive these forms in other formats email us email@example.com.
Grants will be allocated on a rolling basis from 27 November 2019 via a countywide grants panel which will regularly award grants.
Grants will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
A grants' panel will decide which applications will be granted funding. The panel is made up of parents and local partners, including us (Norfolk County Council), district councils and Action for Children.
|Application deadline||Grants panel|
|5 December 2019||19 December 2019|
|2 January 2020||16 January 2020|
|5 February 2020||19 February 2020|
|5 March 2020||19 March 2020|