Community funding

Community funding

The YHN Community Fund gives grants to community and voluntary groups in Newcastle to help them deliver projects that benefit Your Homes Newcastle customers. 

Supported by Ideal and Prosper, the YHN Community Fund offers grants to organisations that have a positive impact on local communities.  

In 2021, a total of £80,000 is available which is released in four stages throughout the year: 
 

 

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Stage 1: April

Total available: £20,000

Maximum individual grant: £4,000

 

Stage 2: June

Total available: £20,000

Maximum individual grant: £4,000

 

Stage 3: September

Total available: £20,000

Maximum individual grant: £4,000

 

Stage 4: November

Total available: £20,000

Maximum individual grant: £4,000

 

Any voluntary organisation in Newcastle upon Tyne can apply for a grant to support their work and funding is available to help with any type of community project, including one-off events, day trips and longer-term activities and regular groups.  

Successful applications will show that the project meets at least one of the key aims of the YHN Community Fund:

  • Building stronger communities 
  • Reducing social isolation and loneliness
  • Improving mental health and well-being 
  • Tackling digital exclusion and digital poverty 

For more information, email communityfund@yhn.org.uk 

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See some examples of projects that YHN Community Fund has funded in the past.

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