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Apply for funding through the Great Aycliffe and Middridge AAP


We have access to almost £155,000 of funding to support our local community groups and organisations.

Visit Great Aycliffe and Middridge AAP priorities to see our current list of priorities. If your project addresses one of these priorities, you may be able to apply for our area budget.

Great Aycliffe and Middridge AAP funds

If you have a project idea and would like to apply for AAP funding you will first need to talk through any proposal with the AAP team.  Please contact us for further information.

Fun and Food

Funding is available to support schemes that offer enriching activities and meals to children and young people during school holidays.  For further information please contact us.

If you're interested in applying for any AAP funding, contact us for more information. We are able to help organisations with the application process.

Neighbourhood budget

Each county councillor has a budget of £19,400 that they can allocate to projects in the local community. County Councillors also have funding is for projects linked to the 'Towns and Villages' agenda.

You have to apply for funding.

How to apply

If you have a project idea you will need to discuss this with and get the support of your local County Councillor before an application can be considered.

See Your Councillors for a list of  councillor contact details and information on the local projects they have supported with their Neighbourhood Budget.

Other sources of funding

If you are looking for funding for your community group - including sports clubs, local charities, school fundraising groups and credit unions - sign up to our free, easy to use, community funding website to:

  • search for funding schemes available for your group
  • apply for funding
  • get advice on producing your funding application

Login or sign up to our Durham 4 Community website to search for funding available.

Contact us
AAP - Great Aycliffe and Middridge
01325 327 441
Our address is:
  • Pioneering Care Centre
  • Cobblers Hall
  • Newton Aycliffe
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL5 4SF