Education and Skills

Skills and Opportunities Fund

Grant Range: up to £1,000

Grant Award Date: up to 12 weeks from submission of application.

This programme is made up of a number of funds managed on behalf of the donors by County Durham Community Foundation (CDCF). The Programme aims to provide grants to enable unemployed individuals living in County Durham and Darlington who require help to carry out accredited training programmes.

What type of funding can you apply for?

• Educational or tuition fees
• Study aids
• Books
• Training courses
• Equipment for courses

This Programme will not support driving lessons (unless the individual has a guaranteed job offer for which they will need a licence such as a mechanic or if they are training in mechanics)
Who can apply?

Applications are invited from support/health/social workers or other professionals working in related fields supporting clients wishing to get into education, training or employment.

Before applying please read CDCF’s Guidelines

Steps to apply for this grant