Apply for some small grant help

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Community groups in the Calder Valley are being encouraged to apply for a slice of the £5,000 Locala Community Fund 2016.

Grants of between £100 and £1,000 are available to help fund local initiatives, projects and groups across Calderdale.

Locala Community Partnerships, a social enterprise providing NHS community healthcare across West Yorkshire, set up the fund four years ago as part of its commitment to supporting communities it serves. So far, more than £35,000 has been awarded to groups ranging from food banks to allotment schemes and scouting groups.

Find out more details at www.locala.org.uk/about-us/locala-community-fund/, call 030 3330 9802 or email membership@locala.org.uk - the closing date for the latest round of applications is February 22. Applications are welcome from local, not-for-profit community or voluntary organisations with proposals designed to provide long-term benefits to the local community.