The Small Sparks Fund provides grants of up to £100 to residents, businesses and community groups who want to make positive change within their communities.
A total of £3,300 is available in each of the areas; Milton, Shoebury and Victoria. £1,100 of which will be released every four months of the first year.
Ideas and projects should fall within one or more of the Southend 2050 Themes; Pride and Joy, Safe and Well, Active and Involved, Opportunity and Prosperity or Smart and Connected.
We’re looking to fund ideas that promote local opportunity, strengthens connections or shares time and skills. Ideas should primarily benefit people who live within the area.
Small Sparks cannot be used to Fund:
- Projects which promote political or religious aims.
- Activities which financially benefit an individual, business or ‘for profit’ organisation.
- Anything unlawful.