Durham Community Action

Garfield Weston Foundation Virtual Funding Information Session

 Registration is closed for this event

The Durham Community Action Share and Learn Network is a network of volunteer-led community organisations who deliver local services and run local community buildings. Regular meetings take place and focus on key topics of interest including governance, funding and compliance. 

This virtual funding information session is for representatives of voluntary and community groups across County Durham.

Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, charitable grant-making foundation which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating around £90 million annually. It was established in 1958 by the Weston family and is one of the largest charitable institutions in the UK which has donated over £1 billion in total.

Garfield Weston Foundation remains fully open and active in making grants at this time, both for its Major Grants and Regular Grants Programmes. If you are a UK charity you can apply for funding at any time and will receive a decision in up to 4 months maximum. They make unrestricted grants for core and project costs. They support across: Arts, Education, Youth, Health, Museums and Heritage, Community, Environment, Faith and Welfare, particularly those in need, in regions of economic disadvantage. 

We are pleased to host Flora (Head of Grants) and Harriet (Grants Manager) who will present their top tips for making an application and take part in a Q&A session with attendees.

Attendance is free, although booking in advance is required to secure places.

As places are limited we respectfully ask that you book no more than two places per organisation. 

The event will take place online and joining instructions will be provided prior to the meeting. 

For any enquiries please email info@durhamcommunityaction.org.uk


June 27th, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM