Gainsborough: There is still time to apply for a grant from the Thonock Trust

Small community groups who may need some money to assist with running costs, equipment or activities that benefit people living in in Gainsborough, Corringham, Blyton, Springthorpe and Lea have until 1st November to apply for a grant from the Thonock Trust.

NEWS: The Gainsborough Standard
NEWS: The Gainsborough Standard

Thonock Trust manage the scheme and funds have recently been awarded to local groups including Home-Start, Benjamin Adlard Primary School, Pass It On Scheme, Mercers Wood Academy.

The Trust also want to encourage individuals to apply for some help towards the cost of books, transport, coaching, uniform etc that will enable them to access work, training or educational opportunities, which wouldn’t usually be accessible to them.

Grants of up to £2,000 are available and individuals can apply for up to £200.

Sue Fortune, the Foundation’s Grants Manager, is happy to meet potential applicants to advise about form filling and provide general advice about this and other funds the Foundation manages.

Please contact her on 01529 305825 if you have an idea for a project you think fits the criteria.

Sue said: “This funding continues to make a difference at the heart of the community.”

“The family are also pleased the fund is helping young people reach their full potential and participate in new, exciting activities.”

To apply for a grant or for more information visit

The Thonock Trust make grants to community groups, schools and further education providers for cultural activities, personal development opportunities and extra curricular activities and to older people support including dementia care and to individuals to help them into training or work including skills training.