Our Community Projects

Below are details of some of the projects that Central England Co-operative has recently supported. 

The examples below should help you determine if your project could be eligible for funding and you can find out more about eligibility by clicking here.

 

      


We have handed out £52,000 to good causes via our Community Dividend Fund

26 charities and community groups are celebrating after sharing £52,000 in the latest payout from Central England Co-operative’s Community Dividend Fund.

A diverse range of projects picked from across 16 counties have been handed funding, with the largest single amount given being £5,000.

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Arts club for youngsters in Cambridgeshire handed funding boost

A performing arts club in Cambridgeshire is celebrating after being handed a payout from Central England Co-operative’s Community Dividend Fund.

SVA Encore, based in Sawtry, Huntingdon secured a grant of £600, with a total of £52,000 handed out to 26 good causes across 16 counties.

The money will be used to pay for new t-shirts for members of the club, who attend to try and grow in confidence and showcase their talents to the wider community.

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Four groups in Northamptonshire share over £10,000 thanks to Central England Co-operative

Hall Meadow Primary School, Corby Sports Dimensions, Brigstock Pre-School Playgroup, and Studfall Infant School and Nursery were all handed grants, with a total of £52,000 handed out to 26 good causes across 16 counties.

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Three groups in Norfolk and Suffolk share over £5,000 thanks to Central England Co-operative

Warren School, Sprowston Girls Football Club, and Kirby Cane and Ellingham Parish Council were all handed grants, with a total of £52,000 handed out to 26 good causes across 16 counties.  Warren School will use £3,910 to pay for brand new touchscreen technology for use by pupils.

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Two groups in Nottingham share over £2,000 thanks to Central England Co-operative

Arena Petanque Club and Lowdham Village Hall were both handed grants, with a total of £52,000 handed out to 26 good causes across 16 counties.

Arena Petanque Club has been handed £1,750 to pay for a new toilet with disabled access.  This will allow the club, which is based around a game similar to bowls, to try and attract new members.  Read the full article by clicking here.


Six groups in Leicestershire share £12,500 funding boost thanks to Central England Co-operative

Great Glen Methodist Church, Thorpe Acre Residents Association, Oadby Owls Hawks Under 11s, Ratby Allotments Association, Woodside Animal Centre RSPCA Leicestershire Branch, and 1st Ratby Scouts were all handed grants, with a total of £52,000 handed out to 26 good causes across 16 counties.

Great Glen Methodist Church was handed the maximum grant of £5,000 which will be spent to pay for a set of new chairs to help benefit a range of community activities that operate from the church.

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Two projects aimed at helping youngsters in Lichfield handed £2k funding boost

1st Lichfield St Chad’s Scout Group and Whittington Junior Football Club were both handed grants, with a total of £52,000 handed out to 26 good causes across 16 counties.

1st Lichfield St Chad’s Scout Group, based in The Leasowe, will spend £1,632 on a new trailer to transport camping equipment to and from various adventures across the area.

A total of £720 was donated to Whittington Junior Football Club for new football kit and training equipment.

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