11:03am Monday 2nd July 2012
By Barbara Jordan
CASH is up for grabs for Halton’s community and voluntary groups.
From today, funding of £20,000 is being offered by The Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) Community Fund.
Grants of up to £3,000 are avaiilable to schools and groups for projects that will benefit the environment.
ClrJoe DeAsha, chairman of MRWA, said: “There are a lot of groups, organisations and schools out there who are doing great work in recycling and waste prevention and I hope we can help as many of them as possible, even if it’s just in a small way.”
Carl Beer, chief executive of MRWA, said: “We’re interested in projects that are new and have innovative approaches to sustainable waste management and that meet two or more of the key fund priorities.”
Application forms are available from www.merseysidewda.gov.uk/your-waste/community-fund or by calling MRWA on 0151 255 1444.
Closing dage is August 30.
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