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. 

To date for this financial year, 2021 to 2022, more than £135,326 has been paid to 25 organisations.

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


Organisation Application Summary Awarded Grant Round
Hindringham PC To upgrade community spaces to promote wellbeing. Establishment of pollen and wild flower mixtures and a spring display every year. £850 May 2021
Wells Men's Shed To purchase a printer, external hard drive, and software, bag and power adaptor for the Shed's laptop. £471 May 2021
Swanton Abbott Trustees of the Poor Lands and Charities To regenerate the Common and Pond. £6,500 Jun 2021
Runton Football Club Seed funding to establish a football club to play on East Runton Playing field. £2,000 Jun 2021
North Walsham Phoenix Group Creation of a youth and community space in North Walsham. Providing a meeting place for 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 village hall facilities. Changing the current heating system to infrared 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 to be used for the Book Swap Project and bus shelter for school children. £1,755 Jun 2021
North Walsham Play Skate Park Redevelopment at Trackside (off Norwich Road, North Walsham). £4,800 Jun 2021
Kelling PC Installation of a defibrillator on the Reading Rooms Café in the centre of Kelling. £990 Jun 2021
Creative Support for Vulnerable Families and Children (CS4VFC) To replace the 8-year old laptop and printer. £938.97 Jul 2021
Trunch Village Society To purchase 8 tablets and 6 smart devices as part of the Building Community Resilience Post Covid project. £720 Jul 2021
North Walsham Men's Shed To purchase 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 To purchase and install secondary glazing to improve thermal insulation of the three small rooms in the church annex and to purchase a 5-hoop cycle rack. £5,198 Sep 2021
Banningham and Colby Village Hall Committee 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
Weybourne Parish Council To purchase organic bulbs, cornfield annual seeds, perennial wildflower seeds and beebombs to be planted in the verges. £500 Nov
Cley Parish Council To install two electric car charging points at the Village Hall. £5,000 Dec
Cley Harbour For the Cley Harbour Project - Access and Sustainability Phase.
To de-silt and re-profile river banks to improve access, sustain river flow and improve the natural scour of the River Glaven.
To de-silt bank along the recently extended quay heading to allow safe mooring between high tides.
£7,500 Dec
Fakenham Sports Centre Association Ltd To install a suspended ceiling, insulation and additional ventilation in the Fakenham Sports Centre bowls hall. £6,500 Dec
Ridlington Parochial Church Council To improve St Peter's Church community facilities. The installation of a servery, toilet facilities, a meet and greet area and accessible path. £10,000 Dec
Swanton Abbott Community Chapel For the loft insulation at Swanton Abbott Community Chapel. £2,250 Dec
Pandora Project To help facilitate a support worker to cover Cromer and the east side of the district. £13,500 Dec