Accrington Stanley Community Trust Awarded £28,000 from Charities Aid Foundation Resilience Fund

Accrington Stanley Community Trust has been awarded £28,000 from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Resilience Fund and Government towards its efforts in delivering community projects during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

The CAF Resilience Fund comes from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Community Match Challenge funding scheme as part of the Government’s £750 million coronavirus support package for charities, along with matched funding by the Covid-19 Support Fund created by the insurance and long-term savings industry.

Martin Fearon, Accrington Stanley Community Trust’s Chief Executive, said:

‘’We are delighted to announce that the Charities Aid Foundation and Government have awarded us a grant of £28,000 to help our Charity restart projects and create new provision. It’s a difficult time for people in Hyndburn and we will do our upmost to support our community through a range of different projects over the coming months.’’

Further information will be released in the near future. For more information please contact us on 01254 475013 or email