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What is connect4communities?

connect4communities is a new initiative developed by Hampshire County Council and Isle of Wight Council in collaboration with partners, with funding from the Department for Work and Pensions.

The purpose of this programme is to support vulnerable families during the winter as the coronavirus pandemic continues and help ensure children and young people do not go hungry or without essential items.

Projects

Apply for a grant

Community and charity organisations who are in a position to support families and individuals facing hardship because of coronavirus are encouraged to apply for a grant. These grants are specifically intended to help people, especially families with children, to access necessities like food and fuel. Before applying, please read the grant guidance for your area (Hampshire or Isle of Wight) which has full details including eligibility and criteria.

connect4communities directory

Visit the connect4communities directory for local opportunities or support from charities and community organisations.

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