We are delighted to announce that the Blackburn with Darwen Community Fund, a small grants fund is being run by Community CVS on behalf of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, the Brian Mercer Trust and the Eric Wright Charitable Trust, will be continuing to help you provide great activities for people in our communities throughout 2024.

There will be three rounds, the first of which – Round 11 – is accepting applications throughout January and February and into March. Download the application form if you’d like to apply.

The full list of deadlines is as follows: –

  • Round 11
    Deadline for applications: Monday 4th March.
    Grant Panel meeting Wednesday 13th March.
  • Round 12
    Deadline for applications: Monday 10th June.
    Grant Panel meeting Wednesday 19th June.
  • Round 13
    Deadline for applications: Monday 30th September.
    Grant Panel meeting Wednesday 9th October..

The Community Fund forms part of the Community Pledge, which focuses on getting communities to volunteer and develop solutions that make a difference within their local neighbourhoods. You can learn more about the Community Fund here.

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