Wembley Park Community Fund of London Community Foundation
The Wembley Park Community Fund is led by Quintain in partnership with Wates, McLaren, John Sisk and Son, and McAleer and Rushe. The Fund aims to make a real difference to Brent residents by encouraging community engagement, participation, and place-making through funding a variety of community-led activities.
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Wembley Park Community Fund’s Funding is available for projects delivered within the London Borough of Brent that help address local needs under the following themes:
Good Health and Wellbeing – projects aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of Brent residents
Quality Education – projects increasing educational attainment for all ages
Gender Equality – projects empowering women and girls, and addressing gender inequalities of all kinds
Decent Work & Economic Growth – employability and employment-focused projects
Reduced Inequalities – projects addressing current inequalities based on income, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, race, class, ethnicity, religion, and opportunity
Sustainable Cities & Communities – projects addressing a gap in communities such as community garden projects and bike schemes
Climate Action – projects enabling Brent residents to live greener lifestyles
Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions – projects addressing injustices such as employment/workplace injustice
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Priority for Wembley Park Community Fund will be given to projects that:-
Provide opportunities in the arts and culture.
Create opportunities through sports.
Reduce anti-social behavior, the risk of harm, and re-offending.
Reduce violent crime, including gang and knife crime.
Offer support for vulnerable adults, enabling them to remain independent and lead active lives.
Applicants for Wembley Park Community Fund may apply for grants between £5,000 and £10,000.
The period of grant is 12 months.
Who can apply?
Deadline Free Grants
Applicants for Wembley Park Community Fund must:
Be locally based in London Borough of Bent or be working in Bent residents.
If you are a community organization, you must have a minimum of 3 unrelated trustees/ committee members.
Have a governing document.
Recent accounts and robust plans for managing your finances and project budget.
A bank accounts in the name of the group, with at least 2 unrelated signatories.
A safeguarding policy if working with young people under the age of 18, or if you are working with vulnerable adults.
Have an annual income of under £500,000 taken from the last complete financial year or as an average over the last 3 financial years. This is with the exception of community centers or community hubs that offer a range of services/activities for the whole community applying for project funding. Priority will be given to an organization with an income of less than £ 1,00,000.
90% of all project beneficiaries must live in the London Borough of Bent.
For more information, visit https://londoncf.org.uk/grants/the-wembley-park-community-fund