This category includes grants to assist with:-
Start Up Costs for community and voluntary groups, including insurance costs, purchase of small items of equipment and rental costs in the first year only.
Training Support for groups involved in community development who require training related to community development, governance, committee skills etc. The training must be for a group of volunteers and not one person only.
Community Development Initiatives for projects which assist with the long term development of a group or area and which specifically address equality initiatives, anti-racism, social inclusion, research and implementation of information and communication technology.
Running Costs related to on-going running costs including insurance and facility hire for groups in existence for a period of at least 2 years prior to application.