Council announce Covid community recovery grants offer

Thursday 3rd February 2022 12:00 pm
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The new recovery grant has been set up by Powys County Council to help communities following the Covid pandemic ()

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More than 50 Powys groups will share nearly £500,000 to help the county respond to the challenges and impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Set up by Powys County Council, the Community Recovery Grant is to help community groups, charities, social enterprises, and voluntary groups supporting people and communities respond to the pandemic.

It aims to assist recovery and help organisations develop flexible and responsive plans and activities to become more resilient and financially sustainable in the future.

Third sector groups have been able to apply for both Capital and Revenue funding, almost £500,000 has been allocated to 56 projects across the County.

Powys County Council leader, Councillor Rosemarie Harris, said; “We are delighted to be able to support community organisations with a wide range of initiatives including mental health and wellbeing projects to help tackle issues triggered by the pandemic.’’ The fund is currently closed but it will reopen in the new financial year.

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