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

The emphasis of the fund is on improving the 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.

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.