Money. Pic: Howard Lake

Local organisations working to boost Burntwood are being invited to apply for Grant Aid funding.

The scheme is operated by Burntwood Town Council, offering start-up funding as well as money for existing projects.

A spokesperson said: “Applications must be from organisations which have clearly stated aims and objectives set out in writing. Organisations must also have a written constitution. be able to provide a copy of its latest annual accounts and most recent bank statement and have a bank account operated by a minimum of at least two joint signatories.

“The organisation must provide, or propose to provide, an activity or service that will be of benefit to the Burntwood community or to a particular group of residents.”

Applications can be downloaded online and must be submitted by September 18.

For more details call 01543 677166 or email.

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