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This page will be updated with the latest information on Coronavirus support available to community groups and organisations.
Coronavirus Advice for Communities
The Strong Communities Grant Fund is now closed to applications.
The Strong Communities Grant Fund totals £837,533 over five years until March 2025. There is no minimum grant and the maximum grant that will be offered is £25,000. Value for money is a key assessment factor for all applications as we expect demand to be high. Anyone considering making an application must contact the Council’s Economic Development Team so that eligibility can be assessed at an early stage. If eligible, applicants will be provided with a Strong Communities Grant application form to complete and submit.
The fund aims to:
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The Strong Communities Guidance contains more details about the fund, the application process and assessment criteria. It also includes a series of case studies that give examples of eligible projects. Take a look at our latest Progress Report for a full account of the range of organisations and projects supported through the Strong Communities Grant Fund.
To get advice or check your eligibility for this grant programme, please contact our Economic Development Team with your idea: