Local groups reap the rewards from our Arts and Culture, Community Transport and North Norfolk Sustainable Communities Grant Funds

We have awarded more than £165,499 from the three funds between September and December 2020.

The panels of the Arts and Culture Fund, Community Transport Fund and North Norfolk Sustainable Communities Fund have met twice, where grants of £6,500, £40,000, and £118,999 to support a range of community groups and organisations have been agreed.

The worthy local causes which benefited from these latest rounds of funding include:

 Arts and Culture Fund

Applicant Awarded Project
Extraordinary Lives £2,500 The creation of a Natural Wonder Poetry Tool Kit that will help residents produce their own public poems and works inspired by connection to the natural world.
North Norfolk Writers Group £2,000 Promoting further learning, mutual support and combating isolation among its members.
Spinning Wheel Theatre £2,000 The Velveteen Rabbit - Rural Tour 2021

Community Transport Fund

Applicant Awarded Project
North Norfolk Community Transport £12,000 The Dial-A-Ride scheme
North Norfolk Community Transport £28,000 The Accessible car scheme


North Norfolk Sustainable Communities Fund

Applicant Awarded Project
Aldborough Community Centre £10,000 The upgrade of the fire protection system of the Centre.
Bradfield Cricket Club £10,000 The replacement of the degraded training facilities.
Cromer Green Spaces £2,097 The tools, equipment and protective clothing for a new environmental community venture.
Fakenham Wensum Scout Group £13,000 The replacement double glazed windows and doors in the Scout building.
Fulmodeston Old School Hall £4,200 The refurbishment of the small hall.
Helhoughton Parish Council £13,661 A custom designed climbing apparatus.
Higginbottom Recreation Trust £15,000 Accessible play equipment.
Hoveton Community Café £2,545 Purchasing catering equipment.
Ludham Parochial Church Council £5,000 The installation of toilets in St Catherine’s Church, Ludham.
Potter Heigham Village Hall £10,000 Solar panel and battery backup installation to reduce the halls carbon footprint.
Sculthorpe Village Hall £1,000 The installation of Broadband/Wi-Fi in the hall and the purchase of a laptop and iPad.
Sea Palling Village Hall £10,000 The removal of asbestos sheets and replacement roof slates and insulation.
St Seraphim’s Trust £9,736 The installation of a cabin in the quiet gardens as part of the Headspace project.
Stalham Men’s Shed £6,000 The purchase of equipment, PPE and safety equipment for the newly set up club.
Treehouse Café, Holt £6,760 To purchase a Yurt and internal furnishings for the Wellbeing at the Treehouse project.