Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration

Government Increases Neighbourhood Planning Grants to £18,000 (England) 12th August 2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has announced that grants available to help communities in urban and deprived areas plan their local neighbourhoods will almost double to £18,000. The grants which are made available through the Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme provides funding to neighbourhood planning groups who shape planning decisions in their area – such as the location of new homes, shops, offices and green sp...

Funding for Community Nature Projects (Wales) 27th July 2020

Community groups and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for a share of £1 million in funding to enable communities in Wales to acquire, restore and enhance nature. Grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 are available for projects that can be seen "from your doorstep". This means where people live, work, access public services, travel, and spend their leisure time. Examples might include increasing allotments, encouraging tiny fores...

Funding to Promote Sustainable Economic Growth and Jobs in Coastal Communities (Wales) 19th June 2020

Charities, voluntary and community organisations, and public or private sector organisations, can apply for grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 for projects which deliver economic growth and regeneration in either coastal communities or town centre areas in coastal communities in Wales. The funding is being made available through the Welsh Government's Coastal Communities Fund Round 6. An online briefing event to support potential applic...

Interest Free Loans for Enterprising Ideas that Improve Community Spaces (UK) 4th July 2019

Community organisations that own or manage a building or outdoor space that’s used for a wide range of community activities can apply for interest free loans of up to £50,000 to develop their trading activities and generate a more sustainable income. The aim is to generate a regular income that allows community organisations to maintain and invest in community spaces. The funding is being made available through the Co-op Foundation. Orga...