Local charities and voluntary groups which demonstrate the work they do improves the health and wellbeing of residents can apply for a grant of up to £2,000 from the Tandridge Together Community Fund 2024. Please apply by Thursday 30 November.
Eligible organisations can apply for funding of up to £2,000 towards initiatives which will directly benefit residents in the district through one or more of the following activities:
- Support people to be able to live independently for as long as possible.
- Support people to improve their emotional and physical health.
- Target services at under-represented and / or hard to reach groups.
- Effectively safeguard people from abuse, neglect or poor treatment.
- Reduce social isolation.
- Help reduce reliance on alternative, higher cost state interventions.
- Support and enable carers to carry on caring for as long as possible.
- Support youth provision projects.
How to apply
To support your application, you may need to attach a copy of the following documents:
- Organisation’s constitution.
- Equalities statement.
- Health and safety policy.
- Public liability insurance certificate.
- Latest bank accounts, where appropriate.
When will the grants be awarded?
The grant allocations will be decided by the Tandridge Health and Wellbeing Board in January 2024.
The overall fund available is raised by people buying weekly tickets for the Tandridge Together Lottery.
2023 grant allocations
In January 2023, the Tandridge Together Community Fund awarded £27,795, in grants of up to £2,000 to local organisations to help fund a number of projects, such as:
- Supporting specialist training.
- Offering people with financial concerns access to confidential advice.
- Providing a specialist counsellor for people who breastfeed, a referral co-ordinator at a baby bank and a music therapy tutor.
- Supporting an internet cafe to help reduce digital exclusion in older people.
- A variety of workshops for students, adults and young adults with learning disabilities, disabilities and/or mental health challenges.
- Providing a variety of equipment and supplying hygiene essentials.
- Numerous projects encouraging residents to get more active and prevent social isolation.
The local organisations awarded a grant, are:
- 1st Warlingham Scout Group
- Active Prospects Charity
- Bletchingley Skills Centre
- Bloomin’ Arts Limited
- Cafe Milk
- Citizens Advice
- College of St Barnabas
- East Surrey Dial-a-Ride
- Head2Head Sensory Theatre
- Limpsfield Grange School
- Make a Scene
- Prospero Theatre
- Sight for Surrey
- Stripey Stork
- Tatsfield Not So Young Club
- The Hygiene Bank Godstone
- The Orpheus Centre
- The Woodhouse Centre
- YMCA East Surrey