|Ealing Charities Benefit From Health Lottery|
Local projects receive additional funding
Four Ealing based charities in Ealing have benefitted from £74,595 funding between them.
Using money raised by HealthEquality Community Interest Company (CIC), through The Health Lottery, grants have been awarded by People’s Health Trust through Active Communities, a funding programme which invests in local people and groups in communities.
The four charities celebrating the funding include:
Chris Lunn, director of HealthEquality CIC, said: “The projects are extremely valuable to a wide range of individuals across this region; we look forward to hearing more about how these initiatives are enabling people to live longer, healthier lives.”
HealthEquality CIC has raised £731,356, through The Health Lottery, for health-related good causes in west London.
The next HealthEquality CIC society lottery draw will be held on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 and Saturday, 22 Feburary 2014, when once again funds raised will help charities and not-for-profit organisations in the local area.
John Hume, chief executive of People’s Health Trust, said: “We are delighted to be investing in these local organisations with great ideas to make their communities even better places to grow, live, work and age.”
Active Communities is for community groups and not-for-profit organisations’ with an income of less than £350,000 a year that are seeking investment of between £5,000 and £50,000 a year, for projects lasting up to two years. For more information visit www.PeoplesHealthTrust.org.uk
22nd January 2014