New community grants up for grabs through the Genesis Wellbeing
Grants of up to £50,000 are on offer for
community projects in the latest funding round run by Genesis
Housing Association's grant-giving arm.
Organisations running projects in their
communities can apply to the Genesis Wellbeing Foundation for a
small grant of up to £5,000 or a larger one of up to £50,000.
The Foundation will also provide advice and access
to networks to help applicants deliver on their project
The Foundation funds initiatives that help to
sustain, empower and create great places for Genesis
residents. Successful bidders will need to evidence the
project’s benefit to Genesis residents but can also cater for the
The Foundation will consider applications for
projects that benefit residents in one or more of the themes of
financial inclusion, enterprise, employment and training, digital
engagement, health and wellbeing, social research and
Genesis’ grant-giving arm has given large and
small grants to a diverse range of projects in recent years
including craft sessions for older people, a film foundation,
holistic therapy workshops and a community choir.
The deadlines for applications are 1 October
2017 for small grants and 5 January 2018. Applicants will
find out if they have been successful by 1 December 2017 for small
grants and 31 March 2018.
People interested in applying can request an
application pack by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit