Trust offers grants to community groups

THE West Yorkshire Police Community Trust is inviting applications from community groups for up to £2,500 of funding to assist with their projects.

The summer 2011 main grant round kicks off on Friday, August 5, and will see the force’s charity providing financial support to groups who are keen to address the issue of anti-social behaviour committed by 11 to 25-year-olds.

Trustee Lesley Hastings said: “The Community Trust has supported hundreds of local community groups and small charities across West Yorkshire over the years, helping them to make a real difference to the lives of others and their communities.”

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday September 9. All applications must be endorsed by an officer from the local neighbourhood policing team.

Application forms are available by calling 01924 292646 or by visiting www.westyorkshire.police.uk/communitytrust.