News

Community Environmental Development Fund relaunches

3 July 2020
Residents or community organisations that have exciting ideas to help improve their local area can apply to Thurrock Council's Community Environmental Development Fund (CEDF) from Monday 6 July.
Cllr Deborah Huelin, Cabinet member for communities, said: "This fund helps support grass roots community schemes which can have a huge impact in improving residents' lives.

Voluntary Sector Development Fund opens

12 May 2020
A new fund has opened for small grant applications to help voluntary and community sector organisations survive post-coronavirus (COVID-19) and continue supporting Thurrock's residents.

Arts and culture fund open for expressions of interest

18 December 2019
A new £25,000 grant programme, aimed at supporting projects that use arts and culture to help build strong and well-connected communities, has opened for expressions of interest.
Funded by Thurrock Council, the Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) will enable local artists and arts organisations to bid for up to £4,000 to support arts and cultural projects in Thurrock.

Community Environmental Development Fund opens doors to applications

5 March 2019
Thurrock Council is set to launch it's fourth round of Community Environmental Development funding this March to support a range of community-led projects across the borough.
The Community Environmental Development Fund (CEDF) provides the backing and support for residents to lead positive change in Thurrock through new and exciting initiatives in their area.
Projects put forward for consideration must meet a community need, provide value for money and be sustainable whilst making a positive difference to the community.

Grant boost for projects promoting eco-friendly travel

12 February 2019
Voluntary and community groups encouraging sustainable travel within Thurrock can benefit from a newly launched grant scheme.
ForwardMotion – a collaborative initiative between Thurrock, Essex and Southend-on-Sea councils – is inviting local not-for-profit organisations that deliver projects promoting alternative ways of travel within the borough to apply for grants ranging from £250 to £20,000.
Funds will be allocated towards supporting: