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Could your church win £30k funding for a social action project?

Do you know a church-based social action project that’s improving health and wellbeing in their community? If so, then they could be in with a chance of winning £30k to replicate their work.

Cinnamon Network is inviting ambitious church-based projects that want to see their work replicated across the country to enter the Cinnamon Project Lab 2019 competition.
 
If you don’t personally know of an initiative, you can help by telling as many people as possible about Cinnamon Project Lab 2019. Your connections could help to transform communities across the country.
 
This year the hunt is on specifically for brilliant projects that are making a difference to the health and wellbeing of their communities and tick the following boxes:

    •    Church-sized
    •    Replicable
    •    Well-led
    •    Good track record
    •    Vision to grow

All projects wishing to apply need to submit an application form and a 60-second video. Cinnamon N ework will then shortlist five projects to go through to the Project Lab Final on 25 June in London, where they will present their initiative in front of a panel of judges and invited guests. 
 
Two winners will receive a development grant of £30k and a place on the Cinnamon Project Incubator where they’ll get support from industry leaders to develop their project so it can be replicated across the country. 
 
HOW YOU CAN HELP

• Visit the Project Lab webpage to find out more or to apply yourself
• Share the Project Lab webpage with friends in other churches
 
Applications need to be submitted by 5pm on Tuesday 23 April 2019. 
 
Co-chief executives Mike Royal and Amanda Bindon emphasised “Here at Cinnamon, we believe every local church has the power to transform their community. One way we do this is by finding effective grassroots, social action projects and helping them develop so they can be replicated through churches across the country to benefit even more people.  

“We know that God is doing incredible things through His Church, so please help us to find them so we can join with Him in changing more lives.”

Cinnamon is delighted to be partnering with Mercers’ Company who are funding the winners and hosting the final at Mercers’ Hall in Central London.

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