People’s Health Trust: Active Communities

Grants available for: Organisations with an annual income of less than £350,000 per year, for small local projects that improve neighbourhoods.
Size of grants available: £5,000 – £50,000
Next deadline: TBA

Aims of Fund

To help create fairer places to grow, live, work and age. They believe that where you live should not unfairly reduce the length of your life or the quality of your health.

Who can apply

Local charities and community groups with an annual income of less than £350,000 a year.

In Brighton & Hove priority is given to the following areas:

  • Coldean
  • Hollingbury
  • Moulsecoomb
  • Bates Estate
  • Bevendean
  • parts of Woodingdean
  • Hollingdean
  • Whitehawk
  • Pankhurst Estate
  • Tarner and Eastern Road
  • Lewes Road/Elm Grove area
  • Albion Hill
  • Level and North Laine
  • Brunswick
  • New England Quarter
  • parts of Hangleton & Knoll
  • Poets Corner
  • parts of Portslade
  • parts of West Hove
  • Mile Oak

How much and what can you apply for

You can apply for between £5,000 and £50,000 for projects that will last for between 9 months and 2 years. In addition to the criteria above, projects funded by the Active Communities programme must:

  • be small and local, for example, a few streets or a small village.
  • be designed and led by local people
  • create stronger connections between people
  • enable people to feel they are doing something positive in their area, making a difference and feeling good about it

Deadlines for application

This fund is closed most of the time, and opens for a short period from time to time. To check whether the fund is currently open in Sussex, use the map on their website.

On the People’s Health Trust website you can register an interest in future grant programmes. They will contact you when a grants programme in your area opens and provide information on how you can apply.

Contact details

People’s Health Trust
Resource for London
356 Holloway Road
London N7 6PA
Tel. 020 7749 9100

Date & initials

20/6/17 RR

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