Cash for community groups

Torbay Weekly

Grants of up to £300 have been made available to help people become more active, look after themselves better and improve wellbeing.

Community groups are being encouraged to apply for the grants which are aimed at making a difference in communities across the Bay are being administered by the Torbay Community Development Trust.

Called ‘What matters to Me, Matters to You’ the Torbay Community Fund grants are from £25 to £300 and target schemes that will:

  • promote physical activity
  • encourage people to look after themselves better (‘self-care’) and live more positive and fulfilled lives
  • promote emotional health and wellbeing
  • support recovery from drug or alcohol misuse
  • reduce loneliness within local communities
  • support life-long learning and strengthen and develop existing community networks.

Application forms are available from and the deadline is June 1.