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Jan 18, 2018

Hinkley Point C Community Fund Small Grants Programme, which is managed by Somerset Community Foundation, is open to applications from charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises and the next deadline to apply is Friday 2 March. Organisations or community groups with an annual income of less than £100,000 are encouraged to apply, and successful applicants can expect to benefit from grants of up to £5,000 for projects, measures or initiatives that help to mitigate impacts from the construction of Hinkley Point C in their community. 

Jan 18, 2018

Surviving Winter, the appeal run by Somerset Community Foundation that encourages pensioners who feel they don’t want or need their Winter Fuel Payment to donate it, has just received a welcome boost in the shape of £5000 from EDF Energy – but there is still a little way to go before the appeal reaches its target of £100,000 to help 500 older people this winter.

 


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