Latest Global Community Links News

First published 19th July 2010

Planning a link visit that will have a development dimension? Hoping to organise a project through your link that will educate people about world development issues / poverty, etc.? There are grants available from DFiD to help in such initiatives which will be distributed in July, September and November 2010. Why not visit their site to get some ideas or consider applying for a grant to help you with a link visit or project?

Updates on Grant Applications!

Grant Application deadline extended to 30 July 2010 with online applications!

The grant application deadline has been extended to 30 July 2010 so it ties in with our new online application function!

This means you will soon be able to complete your grant application online on the Global Community Links website and have the option of saving and amending it at a later date. With the launch planned over the coming week, watch this space! We will be in touch again when the online application system opens.

In the meantime, you can prepare in advance by downloading the latest Grant Application Form and Guidance Notes online at

Use this information to help you plan your application so youre ready to apply as soon as the online system opens. We will let you know when you can update your information online so you dont need to post your application.

As you have already registered your Link, you do not need to re-register your Link with us so you've already completed Step 1 of the application process.

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