Spirit of Christmas Appeal Fund now open to VCSE organisations for applications

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Coronavirus is having a devastating impact on our economy and on people's mental health and wellbeing - meaning it will be a tough Christmas for many. Connected Voice has partnered with Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council to raise money to support these people through the Spirit of Christmas appeal. 

The appeal has now raised over £50,000 and the fund is now open to voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations operating in Newcastle and / or Gateshead.

Funds can pay for Christmas related activities, events, food or gifts to support those people and families most in need. 

Funds cannot pay for staff costs.  

An organisation can apply for up to a maximum of £3,000.

If your organisation is successful, Connected Voice will ask to see your organisation’s governing document (Articles of Association or Constitution), bank account details and statement of accounts, and safeguarding policy.

Deadline for completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 30th November. 

Please click on the following link to download the application form: Newcastle and Gateshead Spirit of Christmas Appeal Application Form 2020

Completed forms should be returned to email: connect@connectedvoice.org.uk

The Spirit of Christmas Appeal is still open for donations at: Spirit of Christmas Appeal Virgin Money Donate Page

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