£25,000 Lyle’s Local Fund to support a safe, prosperous and healthy  Newham

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£25,000 Lyle’s Local Fund to support a safe, prosperous and healthy Newham

Tate & Lyle Sugars is delighted to announce that the Lyle’s Local Fund 2022 will be open for applications on 26 September 2022. The fund is worth £25,000 and aims to support safe, prosperous and healthy communities in Newham. The fund celebrates its sixth birthday this year, and has awarded over £150,000 to over 60 projects in Newham since it launched in 2017.

Grants of up to £2,500 are available and will be paid before the end of 2022. Applications are open from 26 September 2022 and close at 5pm on Friday 28 October 2022. Organisations who wish to apply should visit the Grants section of the Newham Council website and use the forms available there. Local social enterprises, schools, charities, community groups and not-for-profit organisations are all expected to apply.

The Lyle’s Local Fund exists to support the very special organisations, projects and people who work so hard to make our borough a better place to live and work.

Claire Crill, Head of Corporate Affairs, Tate & Lyle Sugars

Tate & Lyle Sugars has been producing sugar and syrup in Newham for over 140 years, and has a long history of supporting the local community dating back to the 19th century. Today, the Lyle’s Local Fund complements the company’s existing community engagement programme of funding local charities, volunteering and in-kind support. Claire Crill, Head of Corporate Affairs, Tate & Lyle Sugars said, “We are proud of our Newham roots and the Lyle’s Local Fund exists to support the very special organisations, projects and people who work so hard to make our borough a better place to live and work.”