[webcast-l] FUNDING AVAILABLE NOW FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS IN SOUTH
diane.rodgers-wilson at commedia.org.uk
Wed Dec 14 16:32:56 GMT 2005
FUNDING AVAILABLE NOW FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE!
The Community Media Association’s (CMA) ‘Turn Up The Volume’ project has
now launchedthe second round of ‘The South Yorkshire Community Media
Fund’ (SYCMF). This fund is a new initiative from the CMA, to support
community-based media and communication projects in South Yorkshire. The
aim of the fund is to encourage and assist innovative communication
initiatives that will contribute to neighbourhood renewal, enterprise
development and employment in South Yorkshire’s Priority 4a communities.
Further information below and at: http://tinyurl.com/acqwe
The CMA can help establish and develop community media groups in the
1) Offering development grants to community groups to assist in the
setting up of pilot ICT projects. Pilot projects might include
development of community web sites, upgrading community based ICT
facilities, trial community broadcasting initiatives and pilot ICT
SYCMF Development Grants:
o Average grant value: £13,500
o Min amount you can apply for: £10,000
o Max amount you can apply for: £20,000
This is for 6 months to one-year projects. For Development Grants you
must contribute 67% match funding (two-thirds): this can be in-kind or
your own funding provided its not European monies.
2) Offering start-up grants to assist with business planning, trials
and prototypes for pilot ICT projects along with pre-proposal support.
SYCMF Start-up Grants:
o Average grant value: £2,000
o Min amount you can apply for: £1,000
o Max amount you can apply for: £3,000
This is for 6 months to one-year projects. For Start-up Grants you must
contribute 50% match funding: this can be in-kind or your own funding
provided its not European monies.
For examples of what you can apply for, please see attachment.
The deadline for this second round of applications is Weds 22nd Feb 2006
by 12:00 noon.
Any applications submitted after this date and time will not be considered.
Please note: To apply for a grant your organisation must have a
constitution and be ‘not-for profit’ and your project must assist
beneficiaries in Objective 1 South Yorkshire Priority 4a areas. If you
are unsure if your project falls into a Priority 4a community there is a
list available on the website.
Projects would be expected to start in May 06.
If you know of any other groups in South Yorkshire who may be interested
please distribute accordingly.
For further information you can go to our website
www.commedia.org.uk/volume where you will be able to download an
application form and guidance notes or alternatively you can contact us at:
Community Media Association
15 Paternoster Row
email: volume at commedia.org.uk
Further information online at: http://tinyurl.com/acqwe
The ‘Turn Up The Volume’ South Yorkshire Community Media Fund is a new
initiative from the Community Media Association, to support
community-based media and creative communication projects in South
Yorkshire. The aim of the Fund is to encourage and assist innovative
communication initiatives that contribute to neighbourhood renewal,
enterprise development and employment in South Yorkshire's priority
communities. The project is supported by Yorkshire Forward, the
Regional Development Agency, and part-financed by the European Union’s
European Regional Development Fund delivered through the South Yorkshire
Objective 1 programme.
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