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Coalfields Regeneration Trust


The Coalfields Regeneration Trust


Coalfields Community Grants Level 1

For requests of funding between £500 - £5,000

The funding programme will run up to March 2013.

Who can apply

To be eligible, you must be a voluntary or community sector organisation and your project must show a clear benefit to a coalfield community.

Your organisation must hold a bank or building society account, have a constitution or set of rules that include a dissolution clause, hold annual accounts and have an annual income of less than £100,000.

Types of Project Supported

Improvements to a community facility, training projects teaching people new skills, setting up or supporting an existing social enterprise, activities that promote volunteering, provision of childcare places including after school clubs, holiday play schemes and playgroups, the establishment or improvement of a much needed service or community activity or an activity that gets more people involved in physical activity or addresses a local health issue.


We can provide up to 100% of total project costs for capital and revenue projects. Your project can run for a maximum of 12 months. Spend must be complete by March 2013.

Eligible Areas

Projects must show a clear benefit to coalfield communities with a high level of deprivation. Eligible coalfield wards are: Knutton and Silverdale, Cross Heath, Holditch, Silverdale and Parksite, Bradwell, Chesterton, Wolstanton, Audley and Bignall End, Madeley and May Bank.

When to apply

Applications can be submitted anytime.

We also run a number of strategic programmes in the West Midlands:

Healthy Lifestyles Programme

Debt Management Programme

Family Employment Initiative

Capacity Building and Training

Coalfields National Apprenticeships Programme

Solar Panels for Community Buildings.

For further information on how you might get involved in any of these programmes please contact the regional office

For further information please contact Suzanne Clarke at the West Midlands Regional Office on 01782 626584. Mob: 07977512985


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