Local groups reap the rewards from our North Norfolk Sustainable Communities Grant Funds

North Norfolk Sustainable Communities Fund

More than £163,000 was agreed and awarded by the panel of the North Norfolk Sustainability Communities Fund to 22 community groups and organisations, supporting a wide range of projects between April 2020 and March 2021.

View a map of the community groups and organisations awarded grants by the North Norfolk Sustainability Communities Fund from April 2020 to March 2021. 

From the first two grant panels of the financial year 2021 to 2022, more than £90,076 has been paid to 18 organisations.

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

Organisation Application Summary Awarded Grant Round
Hindringham PC To upgrade our community spaces such as the village greens etc. and to promote wellbeing and its effects within our community with the establishment of pollen mixtures, wild flower mixtures and a spring display in the spring of every year. £850 May 2021
Wells Men's Shed To purchase software, bag and power adaptor for the Shed's laptop, also a printer and external hard drive £471 May 2021
Swanton Abbott Trustees of the Poor Lands and Charities To regenerate the Common and Pond for the good of the locals of Swanton Abbott £6,500 Jun 2021
Runton Football Club Seed funding to establish a football club to play on East Runton Playing field on Saturday afternoons with training taking place on Tuesday nights £2,000 Jun 2021
North Walsham Phoenix Group The creation of a Youth and Community space in North Walsham, providing a meeting place for a vast array of different groups. In the evenings the ground floor space will be for young people to use, providing a safe environment where they will be encouraged to meet and take part in organised activities £15,000 Jun 2021
North Walsham Rugby Football Club Ltd Upgrade of existing floodlights on pitch 2 at Scottow Park £5,000 Jun 2021
West Raynham Village Hall Upgrading of village hall facilities - upgrading of the hall’s current heating system to an infrared system plus additional loft insulation, installation of Wi-Fi and AV system. £10,000 Jun 2021
Little Snoring Parish Council To purchase a basketball hoop and two spring rockers. £3,600 Jun 2021
Kettlestone Parish Council To replace the old bus shelter with a similar structure with some modifications to have a dual purpose usage for the Book Swap Project and bus shelter for school children. £1,755 Jun 2021
North Walsham Play Contribution towards the Skate Park Redevelopment at Trackside (off Norwich Road/Bypass), North Walsham. £4,800 Jun 2021
Kelling PC The installation of a Defibrillator on the Reading Rooms Cafe in the centre of Kelling. £990 Jun 2021
Creative Support for Vulnerable Families and Children (CS4VFC) The funds will be used to replace the 8-year old laptop and printer. £938.97 Jul 2021
Trunch Village Society To purchase 8 Lenovo 10 inch tablets and 6 Amazon Alexa Dots as part of the Building Community Resilience Post Covid project. £720 Jul 2021
North Walsham Men's Shed Set up cost for the new premises to include PPE, new tools and equipment, timber to construct new workbenches with electrical charging points and to install broadband to provide basic computer training. £5,000 Sep 2021
St Nicholas Church - Wells PCC Greening our Church. 1. To purchase and install secondary glazing to improve thermal insulation of the three small rooms in the church annex. 2. To purchase a 5-hoop cycle rack. £5,198 Sep 2021
Banningham and Colby Village Hall Committee WINDOR2021 - Replacement of the existing external windows and doors to an up-to-date modern unit. £10,253.75 Sep 2021
Holt Playing Field Association To replace rotten windows and repair guttering. £2,000 Sep 2021
Barsham and Houghton Village Hall To remove and dispose of the current asbestos cement roof sheets and install a new roof with improved insulation. £15,000 Sep 2021