New Grants to Support Calderdale’s Voluntary Groups

Calderdale Lower Valley

Local people will now have more opportunities to volunteer and will see more cultural events after proposals were approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 2 October.

The Council recognises the big difference that voluntary and community groups make to people’s lives across the borough. It helps the groups through grants and support services to enable them to thrive.

To build on this, the Council has launched new large and small grants schemes to align them more to its priorities for Calderdale, and is inviting local groups to apply. For example, the larger grants are now split into:

Culture. Grants will be awarded to voluntary and community groups which put on cultural events and activities that help boost the local economy, and give people more opportunities for people to get involved with these.

Stronger neighbourhoods. Applications will focus on the Council’s three priorities for Calderdale to become the…

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