General Grants from CFFC – second round

The fund is made up of CFFC funds and the Full Circle Fund

Full info and deadlines:

With regard to General Grant applications, CFFC will prioritise applications which contribute to the Foundation’s strategic priorities, these are:

For General Grant applications, CFFC will prioritise applications which contribute to the Foundation’s strategic priorities, these are:

  • Homelessness and Housing
  • Poverty and Disadvantage
  • Mental Health and wellbeing
  • Community Cohesion.

Grant applicants will be expected to show how their proposals will contribute to these priorities.

CFFC is especially interested to understand how proposals will help the communities of Calderdale recover form Covid and keep Covid safe. We will be looking for information about this in your application and will score higher those applications which make this clear.

You can contact the Grants Team for further information and advice on 01422 349700

Who can apply?

  • Constituted voluntary, community and faith groups run for and by local people (Note: Individuals cannot apply)
  • Registered charities and groups with charitable purposes working in Calderdale, (including Charitable Incorporated Organisations, IPS etc)
  • Community Interest Companies (CICs) who do not, and cannot, pay dividends (see below for further criteria for CiCs and Social Enterprises)
  • Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) whose Governance documents include a clear community benefit clause, open membership and an asset lock
  • Schools (except private, fee charging schools), whether part of the Local Authority or direct funded in some way, to apply for grants for activities which are clearly extra-curricular. NB Schools must be able to provide the documentation required.



Are you claiming the right amount of housing benefit?

Have your circumstances changed recently whilst claiming housing benefits and have you declared any changes.

If not then you may be losing out on extra income or you may even be receiving more than you’re entitled to which is a criminal offence that could lead to a fine or even a criminal record.

Don’t run the risk and email or visit

Housing Benefits Flyer

One bedroom flats and properties available in Mixenden

One bedroomed flats now available at Jumples Court, Mixenden with Pennine Housing.

If you are interested in a flat please contact Pennine Housing on 0300 555 5557 or Call at the North Halifax Housing Office, Turner Avenue South to ask for details.

2 and 3 bedroomed properties are also available in Mixenden – Available Properties

To find other properties available in your area visit

Weekend Care / Disability Support Calderdale Drop In Session

Disability Support Calderdale are going to be running some drop in sessions in partnership with Weekend Care.

The next one is set for Saturday 23 April at Higgins Close, 1 Savile Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2ES from 11am to 1pm

These are open to all and will be an opportunity for people to discuss or seek help and advice on a range of issues, from benefits and appeals, advocacy work, involvement in accessability issues, signposting to relevant services to housing issues.

Helping people to stay warm in winter

Calderdale Council CMBCResidents living in Calderdale’s coldest homes are set to benefit from a £1.4 million scheme to improve their heating and insulation.

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will discuss the project on Monday 14 December, which aims to make homes warm at an affordable price for the most vulnerable people in the borough, to help protect them from ill health caused by being cold which comes after the Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel did an in-depth review of the effects of the environment on health and wellbeing… read more…

An efficient way to receive your Council Tax bill

E-Billing is the best way to receive your Council Tax bill – you can receive it straight into your email inbox.

You can register online for E-Billing here

All you need is your Council Tax reference number to receive your bill by email – get in touch with our contact centre if you can’t find it and they will be more than happy to help.

Calderdale Local Plan – Drop in event today

Calderdale Local Plan consultation event – No need to register!

Drop-in between 4pm and 7pm today
At Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, HX3 5SW

The local plan consultation runs until Friday 18 December. Residents and other stakeholders will have the opportunity to comment on potential sites, and other aspects of the Local Plan, and the Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule for CIL.

We are very keen to encourage residents and others involved in the community to view the information on the Council’s website and make their comments on line, using the following links to the Local Plan page on the Council’s website.

To find out more visit and search Local Plan, or you can email or call 01422 392206