Apply for a Small Grant!

Apply for a Small Grant!

During 2020/21, Worcester Play Council is supporting locally based community groups and organisations in Worcester City with small grants of up to £500 to develop and deliver play sessions for children aged 0-16 years.  These grants are to support high quality and inclusive play, including: activities, resources, play schemes or events.

To apply, as a community group or organisation, you need to complete the application, setting out what play activities you want to put on and what you see as the benefits and impact of your play activities for local children and families. You also need to provide details of the cost of the play activity, and what you will spend the grant on. The grants do not cover staffing costs, or room hire, where organisations are using their own premises and staff to run activities.

If you are successful, you will be asked to keep all original receipts for all major purchases and complete a brief evaluation of the impact of the small grant on your play activity. Worcester Play Council can support you with promotion, best practice guidance, procedures and consent forms etc. if you require this.

The funding is available throughout 2020/21 and applications will be considered at each, monthly, Worcester Play Council meeting. Applications must be received by:

  • 4th May 2020 Summer Holiday Projects
  • 3rd July 2020 Projects
  • 2nd September 2020 October Half Term Projects
  • 1st November 2020 Christmas Holiday Projects
  • 11th January 2021 Half Term Projects
  • 5th March 2021 Easter Holiday Projects

To apply, community groups or organisations need to complete the Worcester Play Council Small Grants Guidance and Application Form emailing it to playworcester@gmail.com or posting it to:

Worcester Play Council,
c/o Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club,
Perdiswell Park,
Worcester,
WR3 7SN

If you are successful, you will be asked to keep all original receipts for all major purchases and complete an Evaluation Form on the impact of your small grant. Worcester Play Council can support with promotion, best practice guidance, procedures and consent forms etc. if you require this.

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