Cheshire West Voluntary Action (CWVA), working with Cheshire West and Chester Council and Cheshire West Voluntary Arts Network (CWVAN), has launched a new Building and Recovery Arts Grants programme.
This programme, which has been made available through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), targets creative projects or activities aimed at supporting the following groups.
*Preference will be given to projects involving these cohorts or in these areas.
There are two types of grants available.
The grants programme is looking for a spread of projects or activities across the borough and priority will be given to those working with the most deprived communities in west Cheshire (for example, certain parts of Chester, including Blacon and Lache, parts of Ellesmere Port, Winsford and Northwich).
Eligible costs to spend grants on include the following.
There will be two funding periods, covering now until 31 March 2024 and 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025.
The first funding round opens today (Monday 17 July), closing on Sunday 30 July.