NHCF | Grants
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Apply for a grant

Do you:

  • live in the NDC area?
  • have an idea?
  • belong to a group?
  • need funding for a project that will benefit your community?

Yes? Then apply for a Small Change Big Difference grant now!

Small Change Big Difference (SCBD) Grant Scheme has been running now for over 15 years. It is community-led and a panel of local people considers each grant application on its merits. The panel meets twice a year to offer a summer grant and a winter grant. Groups are informed of their decision quickly and projects can get started.

The grants panel has representatives from each of the six NDC areas (see below).

  • Fincham Jenny Turner & Carol Clarke
  • Finch House Eve Middleton & Susan Duffy
  • Woolfall North (vacancy)
  • Woolfall South Mick Horsford
  • Primalt Wynn Rawley
  • Hillside Margaret O’Mara MBE & Margaret Kelly

Last year the panel awarded over £15,000 to local groups
The successful groups were:

  • Granny & Carers group
  • Knitwits
  • Gate Pensioners
  • Hillside Line Dancers
  • Mardale Walkers
  • The Glencroft Centre
  • Parbrook Senior Citizens
  • St. Dominic’s Over 50’s
  • Huyton Parent & Tots
  • Little Ramblers
  • Freinds of Nyland
  • Primalt
  • Fincham Square
  • Fincham Community & Gardens
  • Beechwood Seniors
  • L14 After School Club
  • L14 Residents
  • Fincham Central

If you have a project in mind that will benefit your community but need advice and funding to take it forward we are here to help you, just contact Karen Gleaves on 0151 482 1185 to discuss your project and receive an application form.

Recipients of a grant for a community based project