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02/12/2021

Community Groups receive funding from Council’s Small Grants Programme

Two local Community Groups have received funding from the Council’s Small Grants Programme. 

Two local Community Groups have received funding from the Council’s Small Grants Programme. Whiteabbey Village Business Association and Parkgate District Community Group both benefited from the programme. £1000 funding from the Small Activity Grant helped Whiteabbey Village Business Association with the decoration of their Christmas Tree and Village Switch on event which took place on Sunday 28 November 2021. Whilst Parkgate District Community Group was awarded £700 from the Small Seeding Grant which helped towards their Insurance.

 

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Councillor Billy Webb said;

“I am pleased these local groups have received financial assistance through the Council’s Small Grant programme. These groups do great work in our communities and it is good that the Council is able to support them.”

 

The purpose of the Small Grants programme is to provide financial assistance to groups within the Borough of up to a maximum of £1,000 towards seeding costs and/or insurance or a small activity and/or insurance.

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