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Post: # 187899Post Russian Doll »

ive just been given an additional 500 pounds for my community garden..and ive been pledged 2000 for my community centre in april when the new funding is there...i am fricking rocking

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Post: # 187901Post Milims »

Woo ho! :cheers: :flower:
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Post: # 187921Post growingthings »

Fantastico! :cheers: So good to hear a worthwhile project is actually getting what it really needs xx

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Post: # 187970Post Green Aura »

Excellent news, T. :thumbright:

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Post: # 187978Post mrsflibble »

well done. your estate needed someone like you!
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Post: # 187988Post citizentwiglet »

Yay, great news! Our community garden is creaking into life shortly (we had a bit of a fight on our hands over the site), and getting funding has been singularly the biggest pain in the backside. We got a large Climate Challenge fund award that covers the initial 'stage 1' completion, but other sources have been less forthcoming (and the paperwork can be monsterous) - some organisations who were offering awards and grants have actually suspended them for the time being (must be the economy ATM); so we've had to do loads of fundraising ourselves which, again, isn't easy when people don't have money to spend.

That's brilliant news though, I hope the money keeps coming in for you! Hope you're going to post up some pics for us to see! :flower:
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Post: # 188145Post MuddyWitch »

Great News!!! :cheers:

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Post: # 188266Post Russian Doll »

citizentwiglet wrote:Yay, great news! Our community garden is creaking into life shortly (we had a bit of a fight on our hands over the site), and getting funding has been singularly the biggest pain in the backside. We got a large Climate Challenge fund award that covers the initial 'stage 1' completion, but other sources have been less forthcoming (and the paperwork can be monsterous) - some organisations who were offering awards and grants have actually suspended them for the time being (must be the economy ATM); so we've had to do loads of fundraising ourselves which, again, isn't easy when people don't have money to spend.

That's brilliant news though, I hope the money keeps coming in for you! Hope you're going to post up some pics for us to see! :flower:

im sure you have thought about this but if you have a b and q within 20 miles of you they provide funding for community gardens etc

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Post: # 188298Post citizentwiglet »

Yep, we've got them!!! So far, we've got Climate Challenge funding (Scottish Government thing), Community Chest (have you done that one?), going for Lottery grant and a couple of other small ones. Have you tried these guys?

http://www.j4bcommunity.co.uk/
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