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Gateshead Volunteers' Month grant

Gateshead Volunteers' Month has taken place each June since 2013. It provides an opportunity for community organisations to:

  • celebrate the positive contribution made by existing volunteers
  • recruit more volunteers
  • enable local people to contribute to their community
  • confirm Gateshead’s reputation as a national leader for volunteering.

To help support your activities during Gateshead Volunteers’ Month, we have £10,000 fund. This is to provide small grants to enable volunteer and community sector groups to organise or take part in events to:

  • raise awareness of the benefits of volunteering
  • celebrate the positive contribution made by existing volunteers
  • recruit new volunteers
  • improve health and wellbeing
  • create capacity through volunteering
  • deliver the aims of the Gateshead Volunteer Plan
  • celebrate The Great Get Together Initiative 17-18 June 2017

The closing date for applications is 28 May 2017. Applications can be made requesting up to £300.

Funds are limited; once the allocated funding is awarded, the programme will close.

Visit Community Foundation and complete the Gateshead Volunteers' Month application form.

Contact us

Neighbourhood Management and Volunteering
Culture, Communities, Leisure and Volunteering
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

0191 433 3824

katemarshall@gateshead.gov.uk