Second Round Launch on Volunteering Opportunities.

West Northamptonshire Council is launching its second round of Grants to create volunteering opportunities.

The link to this fund can be found here: Council launch second round of grant funding to create volunteering opportunities in West Northants | West Northamptonshire Council

Successes from round one includes:

Free 2 Talk CIC who were recently awarded funding to support new supervised volunteers work which aims to improve outcomes across academic, behavioural, emotional, and social areas of young people’s lives in Northampton.

Northamptonshire Mind received a grant to deliver their Rural Outreach Project which will recruit supported volunteers to provide community outreach in areas identified as being at the highest risk of social exclusion.

Renew169 Wellbeing Café in Towcester received funding to enable the recruitment of volunteers to support safe space sessions, which aim to reduce loneliness and isolation in people with emotional or mental health difficulties.

If you would like to speak to the Community Funding Grants Team about your project or your eligibility to apply for this grant, email:  and include your contact telephone number.