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21/05/04 Salford Council for Voluntary Service scoop over 200,000 Lottery cash!
Voluntary groups in Salford will be given a helping hand thanks to a 205,914 Lottery grant from the Community Fund. Salford Council for Voluntary Service was thrilled to receive the award and will be using the funding to enhance services provided to local voluntary youth and minority ethnic community groups.

21/05/04 Triumph for Tameside - 300,000 Lottery grant to boost voluntary groups
Tameside Third Sector Coalition is celebrating after receiving a 300,000 Lottery grant to help voluntary groups in Tameside.

21/05/04 Help for Halton
Halton Cancer charity wins 89,694 Lottery grant.

26/03/04 Lottery grant lightens the load for South Lakeland Carers
Unpaid carers in South Lakeland will be gaining help and support thanks to a 16,303 Lottery grant from the Community Fund.

26/03/04 Free training for Wigan thanks to Lottery grant
Wigan based housing association County Palatine Limited, part of the Adactus Housing Group is celebrating after receiving a 97, 239 lottery grant from the Community Fund to develop its learning resource project EQUAL.

26/03/04 Success for Salford with over 500,000 in Lottery grants
Salford Citizens Advice Bureau will be reaching out to older members of the community in Salford thanks to a 271,306 Lottery grant from the Community Fund.

16/01/04 Latest awards in the North West
In the latest round of lottery grants two more Burnley groups benefited from funding from the Community Fund bringing the total for this financial year to five awards, which is more than in the last three years put together!!

16/01/04 Are disabled people and their carers missing out on their share of lottery cash?
Certain priority groups have been identified for funding in the North West Region, one of them being disabled people and their carers. The Community Fund is not currently receiving the level of applications expected from this priority group.

28/11/03 Disadvantaged youngsters have fun thanks to lottery fund grant
Over 200 children with disabilities and special needs have enjoyed adventures beyond their wildest dreams since Wirral Swallows and Amazons Adventure Group first started, and the good times will continue to roll as the group secured 28,748 in lottery funding from the Community Fund.

18/07/03 Is your community missing out on lottery funding?
Could you use some lottery money to make a difference in your community?

The Community Fund is stepping up its drive to get more lottery cash into North West communities. So far this year 9.165m has been given out to local community groups leaving another 17.706m yet to be distributed.