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Business Club invests over £22,000 in communities

4 April 2016


The Cornwall 100 Club, the business arm of the CCF, has invested over £22,000 in communities throughout the county. The Cornwall 100 Club was established eight years ago in March 2008, since its inception the business club has invested over £200,000 into communities in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, supporting over 100 local projects.

On the 22nd of March fourteen groups were awarded grants ranging from £300 to £3,000.  The money is being used to improve community spaces, provide activities that bring communities together and support charitable organisations helping children and young people. The groups that benefited from the first round of funding in 2016 are Cornwall Life Recycle, Exercising For Mobility, Grade Ruan Community Trust, Hessenford Church & Village Hall, Landulph Under-5s, Marhamchurch Pre School, Mylor Sailability, Roseland Surgeries Patients Group, St Germans Eliot Hall, St Keverne Playing Field Committee, St Newlyn East Pre-School, Treverbyn Community Hall, Truro District Scout Campsite and Urban Biodiversity CIC.

The fund was more oversubscribed than usual with 22 groups applying for a total of £46,506. A second round of funding will be available later this year.