Micro Grant Fund

 

Micro Grants - Community Chest

...this fund is now closed...

 
What will a Micro-grant fund?
These are designed to be quick and easily accessible to help community projects at a grassroots level.  These projects would have outcomes that reduce social isolation, improve wellbeing and support better-connected communities. The micro-grants will also be able to be used to support any crowdfunded projects that demonstrate real community support and engagement.
 
How much can I apply for?
Micro grants are available up to the value of £500 for any one project.

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Who can apply?
  • Town/Parish Councils
  • Formally Constituted Groups
  • Community Groups/Associations
  • Social Enterprises
  • CIC's
  • Community Benefit Societies

​This grant excludes projects that deliver outside of the administrative area of Essex County Council.

How to apply?
Please read through the guidance notes which contain details of this particular grant.
Can I apply for both the Community Initiative Fund and the Micro-grant ?
Yes, you are able to do this.
 
 

Micro Grants - Communication & Technology Support

...this fund remains OPEN...

 

What will a Micro-grant fund?

This grant supports grassroots organisations responding to the pandemic and who rely largely on volunteers to deliver their projects and have no infrastructure to support communications & technology.

How much can I apply for?
Micro grants are available up to the value of £500 for any one project.

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Who can apply?
  • Town/Parish Councils
  • Formally Constituted Groups Community Groups/ Associations
  • Social Enterprises
  • CIC's
  • Community Benefit Societies

​This grant excludes projects that deliver outside of the administrative area of Essex County Council.

How to apply?
Please read through the guidance notes which contain details of this particular grant.
  • Email a completed Micro-grant application to our funding team.  These will be reviewed twice a month and then advised if your application has been successful​.
Essential Documents
If you have any questions regarding this fund or would like to be added to the distribution list, then please contact our funding team on  01371 879722 or email funding@ealc.gov.uk.
 
The Essex Association wish to formally thank Essex County Council for the support provided to the EALC, Parish and Town Councils, Village and Communities across Essex.