Funding for the
Despite the current situation, several local community
groups and good causes have still received funding in our
latest round of community grants.
In total, £10,155 has been given to support groups doing
amazing things in the local area. The successful groups
• Well Minds Project
• 1st Kirton Scouts
• Gooch Judo Kwai
• Starlight Arts
• Changing Lives CIC
• Riddings Brigade
• Scunthorpe Samaritans
The grants will help the successful groups to offer even
more support, host more activities, support improvement
of their facilities, and help them give even more back to the
A digital panel of Ongo staff, board members and tenants
looked at each submission at the end of April before agreeing
on the successful groups.
A representative from Scunthorpe Samaritans said: "We will
use this funding to further promote the support we offer to
people, communities, schools and colleges in the local area.
"It will help to promote emotional health and wellbeing,
and encourage people who are struggling to talk and access
support especially during this difficult time."
The Community Grants panel would normally host a
celebration event to showcase the great work that our local
groups are doing. Due to current restrictions, it is likely
that this event will be held virtually so the groups can still
celebrate their achievements.