The Hartlepool Community Chest
provides individual awards of up to pounds 5,000, catering for the most disadvantaged areas.
County councillor Sid Tooth (Lab, Camp Hill), the chairman of the Community Chest
panel, said: "These grants are for the purpose of supporting the development of activities which will benefit those working and living within the Camp Hill area.
She was a promoter of reactivating the local Community Chest
as a precursor to the United Way here.
We are pleased to join with Texas Children's Hospital in establishing our partnership through the Kohl's Cares for Kids(R) Community Chest
which will provide funding for several vital children's hospital programs," said Susan Henderson, Kohl's vice president of public relations.
Grants of up to PS1500 are available for projects and activities that encourage more people to become more active, more often.
Happy: Daniel Wood-Allan, aged six, and Kymiah Jones, also aged six, at Ley Hill Fun Club which received a Community Chest
grant earlier this year for new sports equipment.
, which is managed by the Sports Council and delivered by local authorities, is hugely dependent on its panel of volunteers in each Welsh county who meet monthly to assess applications for funding.
This year's Community Chest
, sponsored by Barclays, is offering groups the chance to win a share of pounds 15,000 - the most we've ever given away.
Karen Beaumont, grants manager for the Sunderland Community Chest
at the Community Foundation said: "Voluntary and community groups in Sunderland have taken full advantage of the Neighbourhood Renewal Community Chest
Find out more about the Community Chest
by calling 0151-285 2816.
The Community Chest
is more than a just a source of money donated by local firms, and companies are encouraged to send staff along voluntarily to help bring the projects to a conclusion.
Regional Development Minister Terry Redman today announced the successful grant recipients of the Great Southern region's Community Chest
Fund, made possible by the Liberal National Government's Royalties for Regions program.