The Action Fund was set up by Sompting Big Local to support local groups, charities and not for profit organisations to improve Sompting. This could be through events, new clubs, and projects or help an existing one to flourish.
Example of grants given are:
- Seed funding to AGE UK to set up a community seniors club.
- Funding to the local village hall to improve the kitchen facilities.
- Funding to the local secondary school to provide young people an opportunity to learn about growing food
Criteria for the Action Fund
Sompting Big Local has identified the following key themes for the area:
- Parks and Open Spaces
- Health and Wellbeing
- Young People
- Sompting Events
Sompting Big Local are looking for projects which are sustainable and give local people skills or confidence, make the community more united, or make the area a better place to live, work and play.