Charities across Sussex urged to bid for a £25,000 prize pot

Charities in Sussex have a chance to win a share of a £25,000 prize pot. It is offered by expert charity insurer Ansvar as part of its Community Campaign.

Many good causes in the region have been struggling to raise funds during the current cost of living crisis. Therefore Ansvar, which has insured charities, churches and voluntary groups for more than 60 years, is offering help.

The money will be split three ways: £15,000 for the overall winner with £5,000 each going to two additional charities.

Applications for funding can be submitted between Monday 6th March and Monday 17th April. Winners will be announced by Wednesday 31st May. Charities simply need to complete a short online form. They will need to explain in 500 words or less why their project deserves the prize.

Judges will be looking for projects that are about to start, or already running, which positively impact the local community.

Sarah Cox, Managing Director at Ansvar, said:

“These are tough times for many charities. We’re delighted to announce our search for three registered charities to benefit from a £25,000 prize pot.”

“We know how much that money will mean to projects being run across the country. So, the judges are particularly keen to receive entries that provide a detailed outline of how the money would be spent.”

A judging panel will meet to decide the winner. For a chance to win, entries need to be made online via the Ansvar website. Entrants must be a registered charity and their charity number will be needed to apply.

Sarah Cox added:

“We’ve been insuring charitable organisations at the heart of the community for a long time. Giving back to the community is an important part of what we do.

“So, we’re really looking forward to hearing from a wide breadth of charities. We want to learn how they could benefit from this funding boost. We strongly urge any eligible charities in need of funding to submit an application.”

For more information, please visit: ansvar.co.uk/community-campaign-2023/community-campaign-2023/

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