KEIGHLEY groups and faith organisations could receive funding as part of a bid to boost blood and organ donation among Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.

NHS Blood and Transplant is seeking applications for a share of £600,000 from its Community Investment Scheme.

The money will support projects designed to increase awareness and understanding.

Currently there is a severe shortage of donors from BAME communities.

For more details and to apply for funding, visit or email Applications close on December 2.