Gannow Big Local Community Event Fund

Up to £500 available for community events

Gannow Big Local Community Event Fund

The Gannow Big Local Community Event Fund is specifically for groups and organisations that are running a community event that aims improve the social integration of Gannow Big Local residents.

The fund is open to all groups and organisations whose application will directly benefit the people of Gannow.

Each group or organisation can submit and application for a grant of up to a maximum award of £500 towards a community event. Gannow Big Local only permit one application per group or organisation each year. The promotion of Gannow Big Local and subsequent consultation of attendees will be expected at any events funded by the Gannow Big Local Community Event Fund.


Download the Gannow Big Local Community Event Fund guidance notes

Download the Gannow Big Local Community Event Fund application form


All groups and organisations with successful applications must agree to undertake consultation with attendees. Groups and organisations will have to specify how their community event will provide feedback from local Gannow residents. The Gannow Big Local Partnership is looking to identify local needs and existing benefits.

Gannow Big Local

The Gannow Big Local project wants to encourage residents to have a real say about their community and use consultation practices to determine which activities and services could be provided for the benefit of the people of Gannow. This could include, but is not limited to:

Activities and projects benefiting all age groups and sections of the community

New opportunities for residents to improve their knowledge and skills

Access to training, job skills and small business ideas

Support, groups, activities and advice which tackle social issues within Gannow



The deadlines for application submissions are given below:

Deadline Decision Made At Meeting
1st February 2019 11th February 2019
1st March 2019 11th March 2019
29th March 2019 8th April 2019
3rd May 2019 13th May 2019
31st May 2019 10th June 2019
28th June 2019 8th July 2019
2nd August 2019 12th August 2019
30th August 2019 9th September 2019
4th October 2019 14th October 2019
1st November 2019 11th November 2019
29th November 2019 9th December 2019
No applications considered at the January meeting  
31st January 2020 10th February 2020
28th February 2020 9th March 2020