Published: 10th Sep 2019

Northern community groups that show an innovative approach to sustainability are invited to apply for a share of £100,000. Northern Gas Networks (NGN), Northern Powergrid and Leeds Community Foundation have opened the annual, award-winning Community Partnering Fund for entries, with a bigger fund pot available than previous years. The first phase will award grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 from a £50,000 fund pot, which will be distributed to grassroots projects and third-sector organisations, enabling the three fund partners to broaden their support for local communities in the process. Northern Gas Networks has also pledged to give back a further £2,000 to a deserving initiative following a fundraising drive that recognised and rewarded customer participation in a survey to help shape its future business plan, for 2021 – 2026, earlier this year. Groups expected to apply are those who assist with the hardship associated with fuel poverty, those that promote … (To read the full article, subscribe below)