Registered charities are invited to apply for a grant from the Gannett Foundation, the charitable arm of Gannett, owners of this newspaper.

The foundation supports projects with a creative approach to issues such as education and nieghbourhood improvements, economic development, youth development, community problem solving, assistance to disadvantaged people and cultural enrichment.

For an application form or further details, email or call 020 8330 9585.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday, October 13.