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To help voluntary youth and community organisations in County Durham become more sustainability.

The emphasis of the fund is on improving the ongoing development and long-term sustainability (3-5 years) of organisations. It can be used to improve governance, fundraising skills, training, developing new ways to grow income (including website etc.), marketing, business planning – whatever fits in with the long-term plan for your organisation.

The fund does not support start up costs for groups or CICs.

Who can apply?

Any charitable VCS organisation in County Durham however priority will be given to those with an income less than £250,000.

When to apply?

There are no deadlines – applications can be made at any time.

Before applying please read the DAYCO fund criteria.