Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Community Film Unit Funds

The Community Film Unit has opened applications to the Speak Up Fund
to support voluntary organisations across England who have a
film-based project that shows dedication towards their local
communities. It will support between 20-50% of the costs.

To be eligible, applicants must:

- Be a voluntary organisation (including registered charities, social
enterprises, Community Interest Companies).
- Work extensively with their local communities.
- Be based and working in England.
- Be able to spend the grant and complete the project by 31 March 2013.

Organisations should be working in one of the following areas:

- Support young people and/or vulnerable people in the local community.
- Preserve local history, and educates residents about their local area.
- Provide and document opportunities for the disabled.
- Develop the local community and integrate different groups.
- Provide information which improves the quality of life for residents
in their local community.

Application forms are available to download from the website.

Deadline: 5pm 2 March

Contact: Community Film Unit
Telephone: 01784 469 751
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