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22 Nov 2019 - 15:04 by michelle.foster

National Lottery 25What is the CelebrateNationalLottery25 fund?
The National Lottery Community Fund are making £2 million available for grants of £100 to £1,000 to fund ideas that bring people together during The National Lottery's 25th birthday year.

The grants will be paid using prepaid cards, so groups don't need a bank account to receive the award.

How can you apply?
It's a really easy online application of 50-200 words that opens at 8am on Saturday 23 November. The application window is just two weeks, it closes at 2pm on Friday 6 December 2019.

You can contact the Advice team on 03454 102 030 with any questions.

Who can apply?
There's no need to be part of a formal group to apply. Applicants just need to be in a group of two or more.

The National Lottery are particularly keen to hear from people who haven't received funding from them before.

What can you apply for?
The National Lottery are looking to fund events, activities, or item costs, between £100 and £1,000 that will bring people together between 1 February and 18 November 2020.

That could be a pensioner's club hosting a bowls tournament, a school's PTA organising a cinema trip or a group of neighbours gathering for a tea party.

For more information watch a video here

To apply click here

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