Area Wide grants South Gloucestershire Council are inviting applications from voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations and town and parish councils for the first round of the Area Wide Grant (AWG) scheme 2018/19. There is a general principle that applications should directly meet the needs of residents of at least 6 of the 14 Community Engagement Forum (CEF) areas in South Gloucestershire or the equivalent in ward areas. £70,000 is available for award in 2018/19; the maximum level of award is £3,000 with flexibility for both exceptional circumstances and budget availability. All organisations must be registered to the Grants on-line system with approval received prior to application. For more information please see our Registration Guidance. You can also contact the Grants Helpline for support and advice or to request an application form on 01454 865865 or [email protected]. For further information on the scheme southglos.gov.uk/AWG. Timetable: Timetable: Applications can be submitted at any time during the year and should be for projects taking place after the decision by the Executive Member for Communities and Tourism in February 2019.