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Cornwall Council: Community Chest Fund: up to £1,000

Cornwall Councillor Community Grants support ‘not for profit’ organisations who deliver a wide range activities and projects that enrich and engage local communities.

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Cornwall Councillor Community 

Chest Fund

As part of Crowdfund Cornwall, Cornwall Council and Crowdfunder aim to support small-scale projects which seek to serve the people of Cornwall and deliver a clear and demonstrable benefit to the local community.  This collaborative campaign is part of our wider commitment to inspire individuals, community groups, charities and businesses to enhance local communities, increase resilience and support vulnerable people. If you have an idea, join us and play your part in transforming your local area.

If your project is crowdfunding in the areas below, you could receive a pledge of up to £1,000 from your local councillor from his or her Cornwall Councillor Community Chest.

Community Grants currently available through Crowdfunder

  • Redruth Central £300 
  • Rame Peninsula £200
  • Saltash South £150
  • Launceston North and North Petherwin £2,000
  • Launeston South £1,000
  • Looe West. Lansallos and Lanteglos £1,000
  • St Cleer £400
  • St Just in Penwith £1,000

NB. If your local area is not represented above, please speak to your local councillor.

Applications should be for projects which deliver a clear and demonstrable benefit to the local community within the Councillor's electoral division.  Any locally constituted and recognised 'not for profit' organisation which seeks to serve the people of Cornwall will qualify.

Types of local projects that could be eligible: Community, Vulnerable, Children and Young people, Older people, Facilities, Environment projects, Community Safety, Arts, Events, Heritage, Buildings, Improvements, Capacity building, Health, Disability, Sports, Open Spaces.

Access extra funding in Cornwall with Crowdfunder

Thinking of crowdfunding for a project in Cornwall? Want to find out how you can access Cornwall Council funds into the bargain? Catch up on how you can in our Crowdfund Cornwall webinar with Council CEO Kate Kennally and Cllr Sue James (Environment).

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