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Community funding now available for Covid-19 projects

Published6th July 2020

Voluntary groups and charities in Ipswich can now apply for Area Committee funding of up to, and over, £5,000 for Covid-19 related projects.

The application window is open from Monday 6th July until Monday 3rd August 2020.

Decisions will be taken at the Area Committee meetings in September.

Area Committee funding is suitable for short-term projects that address and ease the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ipswich Borough Council is committed to tackling the impact of the pandemic on communities, groups and organisations, aid recovery and help the voluntary sector thrive. 

Councillor Sophie Meudec, portfolio holder for communities, said: “There is brilliant work going on across Ipswich to help people stay safe and well. Local people are really stepping up to support existing organisations and launch new projects that make a difference, and we want to help with that.”

To find out more go to www.ipswich.gov.uk/content/area-committee-funding

 

Issued by the IBC press office (press.office@ipswich.gov.uk).