ARISE (the Alliance to Reward Initiatives and Social Enterprise) is a programme introduced by Land Securities to support local communities’ initiatives and benefit the local community.
ARISE is funded by Land Securities to support initiatives and socially based activities that improve the lives of groups or individuals in the city of Portsmouth and Southsea ranging from PO1- PO17.
The fund can be applied for by any group, organisation or individual based/living in areas of Portsmouth and Southsea.
ARISE funds can be used to wholly or part-fund a wide range of activities and initiatives undertaken by community groups, organisations or individuals.
Activities and initiatives that fit under one or more of the following headings can be supported, though the list is not exhaustive:
- Amateur sporting activity
- Environmental enhancement
- Youth development
- Education and training
- Support for the elderly
- Health enhancement
- Improving facilities used by the community such as local halls
- Social care
The fund is open to all without restriction and applications for support, up to a maximum of £1,000 are considered on their merits by an independent selection committee on a quarterly basis and will be prioritised as to whether they are tangible and have a lasting legacy for the community.
Applicants are required to complete a simple application form and provide the names of two referees, who will be approached for reference purposes. In addition to the application form, applicants can support their bid for funding by providing other materials – such as newsletters, testimonials, videos etc.
Click here to download the application form. Once completed please email to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Gunwharf Quays House, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, PO1 3TZ.
Should you have any queries regarding the process, please email email@example.com.