Community groups can benefit from newspaper’s £25,000 giveaway

The Gazette newspaper in Blackpool is delighted to invite local associations to take part in its fantastic £25,000 Community Giveaway, run in association with Swallowdale Children’s Trust.

A massive £25,000 worth of grants is up for grabs to help young people across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre. The grants are available for deserving groups and individuals under 25 years of age who are in need of a helping hand.

It doesn’t matter if you have received a grant from Swallowdale before, or if you have applied and been unsuccessful in the past – every application will be given due consideration.


Simply email the newspaper at with Swallowdale in the subject field, or write to us at £25,000 Swallowdale Community Giveaway, The Gazette, Avroe House, Avroe Crescent, Blackpool Business Park, Blackpool FY4 2DP to arrive no later than Friday, April 28.

Tell us in no more than 250 words why you feel you deserve a helping hand from Swallowdale Children’s Trust, how you would specifically use a grant and what a difference it would make to your community group.  Add your name, address, name of organisation and a contact telephone number.  Standard Gazette competition rules apply.

Terms and Conditions:

Applications from individuals must be supported by a letter from an independent person who can verify the veracity of the application.  Grants will be awarded either in the form of cash or vouchers at the discretion of Swallowdale Children’s Trust,

If you have any queries, please call us on 01253 361709.


The Gazette Promotions and Events Team

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