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Ernest Hecht Trust

The Foundation provides funding to a broad range of charities working to support or improve the lives of recipients through art, healthcare, literature, music and theatre.

The Trustees give priority to projects where their donation can make a difference and can progress the Charity’s initiative. There is a broad remit and all applications will be considered on their own merits.

Applicants must be able to provide copies of their most recent two years audited accounts.

Deadline: No deadline, applications are reviewed at regular intervals.

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Helix Arts call for volunteers

Helix Arts is keen to connect with 15 enthusiastic volunteers in North Shields who would like to enjoy a taste of arts and cultural volunteering on their doorstep. Whatever your experience to date working with the community and voluntary sector, they are certain you’ll enjoy some fresh and new volunteering in arts settings – and your health and well being will get a boost too. This arts volunteering taster programme is supported by the Lloyds Bank Foundation. If you’d like to know more contact Helix Arts Associate Colette Harrison, or call 0191 241 4931.

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