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Clock ticking for community trust funding applications


By Alan Beresford

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NORTH-east community groups still have time to apply to a fund supporting the advancement of community development.

There's only a few days to go to apply for Mary Salmond Trust funding.
There's only a few days to go to apply for Mary Salmond Trust funding.

The Mary Salmond Trust, which was set up by former First Minister Alex Salmond in memory of his late mother, is offering grants of up to £500 to groups based in the north-east.

The trust aims to support community development by encouraging activities that have a public benefit, as well as projects which focus on children and young people’s health and welfare, training and education, civic responsibility, and volunteering

Both groups and individuals from the region can apply for funding from the trust.

The deadline for applications is Monday, September 20 with the trustees due to meet three days later.

For more information, and to apply, visit www.marysalmondtrust.com

The next Trustees meeting will be on 23 September

Applications should be submitted by 20 September



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