Banks Community Fund – Banks Rusha Surface Coal Mine Community Fund

Summary

The Banks Rusha Surface Coal Mine Community Fund has been established to provide financial assistance to community groups, voluntary organisations and the local community in the area surrounding the Banks Rusha Surface Coal Mine. The geographical boundaries for fund eligibility is restricted to the Fauldhouse and Breich Valley Ward. The priority will be for projects in Breich and benefiting the community closest to the Rusha site. Groups or voluntary organisations from other neighbouring settlements may apply for grants provided that they demonstrate that residents from the area around the Rusha site and from Breich may also benefit from the project.


Fund details

Status:
Open
Type:
Grant
Source:
Statutory
When to apply:
Apply at any time. However the fund is winding down as coal production has ceased on site and no new funds will be available. In July 2018 there was a small amount of funding left in the pot and they would welcome a small number of grant applications to this fund for modest grants of up to around £2.5k / £3k until this money is spent.
Next deadline:
No deadline date
Charities only:
No
Website:
https://www.banksgroup.co.uk/corporate-responsibility/banks-community-fund/surface-coal-mines/rusha-surface-coal-mine-community-fund/
Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
0191 378 6345
How to apply
Application form available on the website. Groups thinking about applying should call James on 0191 378 6342 before they fill in the application form online to check funds are still available.
Exclusions
This fund lists a large number of exclusions: check the website for details.

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
No minimum provided
Maximum:
No maximum provided
Average:
No average provided
Annually awarded:
No anually awarded amount provided
Notes on award amounts:
No notes on award amounts

Organisation

Name:
Banks Community Fund
Charity number:
1047625
Website:
http://www.bankscommunityfund.org.uk
Email:
No funder email address
Phone:
0191 378 6342
Address:
PO Box 542, , Durham, DH1 9EH

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Geographical Areas

  • West Lothian

Activities

  • Citizenship and community involvement
  • Community facilities
  • Environmental Projects
  • Recreation and social activities

Beneficiaries

  • Children
  • Older people
  • People with disabilities
  • Young people