Active Communities programme for Birmingham offers grants for work in addressing health inequalities

This, just in from the North West Birmingham Development Agency…

The People’s Health Trust has opened its Active Communities programme with a focus on creating a society without health inequalities through investing in people with great ideas for creating fairer places to grow, live work and age.

Active Communities can provide funding of between £5,000 and £25,000 a year for project that last for between 12 months and 2 years to not-for-profit organisations which –

  • are located within a fundable neighbourhood
  • are more than 3 months old;
  • have income of less than £350,000 – this can be averaged over two financial years; and
  • have unrestricted reserves of less than 6 months


NWBDA CIC will be providing support to organisations wishing to apply to Active Communities. We are delivering a briefing event on 6 May which organisations interested in applying to the programme are welcome to attend. At the event you can find out more about Active Communities, timescales and the support available. The event will take place at:

11.00 – 1.00 pm on 6th May 2015 at Laurel Road Community Sports Centre, Laurel Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 9PB

Please let us know if you are interested in attending one of these events by ringing Michael Brown on 0844 870 7982 or sending me mail.

Michael Brown

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Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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