The Gannett Foundation, which is the charitable arm of Gannett Co Inc., owner of the Newsquest Media Group, one of the UK’s largest newspaper publishers, is inviting applications to supports projects that benefit the local community.
Applications are welcome for specific items of equipment, anything from a box of toys for disadvantaged children, to sophisticated medical equipment for cancer research. Applications must be by registered charities.
The grants available can be up to £10,000. Please note that grants are not available for salaries, professional fees or day-to-day running or maintenance costs, general appeals, political or religious objectives, state or privately run schools (other than special needs), hospitals (other than hospices) or projects that do not bring benefits to the local community.
Groups that have received an award from the Foundation within the last two years cannot apply this year.
The closing date for applications is the 9th October 2017. Applications need to be submitted via the local Newsquest Media Group papers. For more information on these, please click here