Gannett Foundation Fund

Grants available for: Local charities. Education and neighbourhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem solving, assistance for disadvantaged people, environmental conservation, cultural enrichment.
Size of grants given: £5,000 to £10,000
Next deadline: TBA, Autumn 2017

Aims of Fund

To “support projects which take a creative approach to fundamental issues such as education and neighbourhood improvements, economic development, youth development, community problem solving, assistance to disadvantaged people, environmental conservation and cultural enrichment”.

Who can apply

Any local registered charity can apply.

Applications will not be accepted for: political or religious organisations, state or privately run schools (other than special needs), hospitals (other than hospices); medical or research organisations; or animal charities.

How much and what can you apply for

You can apply for £5,000 to £10,000 (smaller grants will be considered but with a preference for ‘imaginative and ambitious projects on a bigger scale’).

You cannot apply for running costs (e.g. salaries), or work to a building you do not own. It is better to apply for the costs of equipment and materials.

You cannot apply if your group has received funding from them within the last two years.

How to apply

Request an application form from Elsa Gillio at the Argus. Or download the application form from the press release.

Deadlines for application

TBA, Autumn 2017

Other Information

The Gannett Foundation is the charitable arm of Gannett Co Inc, which owns the Newsquest Media Group, which publishes The Argus.

See press release for more information.

Contact details

Argus House
Crowhurst Road
01273 544465

Date & initials

17/10/16 RR