117 local causes receive a share of £109,000 Community Bursary

Local housebuilder, CALA Homes, has announced the recipients of its £109,000 Community Bursary fund across the UK. 

CALA Homes 10 May 2019

Now in its third year, CALA’s Community Bursary aims to provide support for a wide range of organisations and projects within the communities in which CALA builds. This year, a total of 117 local projects and initiatives have been selected to receive a share of the fund, helping them to continue the vital work they do.  

Recipients receiving a share of the £109,000 CALA Community Bursary including charities, schools, community projects and good causes in: 
 
East Lothian
Midlothian
Edinburgh
Glasgow City
East Dunbartonshire
Renfrewshire
Aberdeenshire
Essex
Bedfordshire
Hertfordshire 
Cambridgeshire 
Surrey and Richmond-upon-Thames
Sussex
Oxfordshire
Maidenhead
Milton Keynes
 
Kevin Whitaker, CEO of CALA Homes, said: “CALA has always been committed to making a positive and lasting contribution to local communities through an active programme of charity donations, community support and sponsorship, and the Community Bursary scheme gives us the chance to find out exactly what support is needed locally. 

“The response to the bursary has been overwhelming, and we’ve been delighted to hear from so many local charities, schools, community projects and good causes across the UK about the fantastic work that is being done. This is the third year we have run the CALA Community Bursary and we’re looking forward to working with each of our selected charities over the coming months and seeing how each of them use the funds to make a real difference in the work they do. 

“We would like to thank everyone who took the time to apply to the CALA Community Bursary, and congratulate each of them on the valuable work they are doing within the local community.” 

To date, over 300 causes have benefitted from the CALA Community Bursary scheme, with over £300,000 awarded to various initiatives since 2017.

 
For further information on CALA Homes’ 2019 Community Bursary, visit www.cala.co.uk/bursary.