Small grassroots community groups including neighbourhood organisations, parishes and local voluntary groups are set to get a direct funding boost of £2.5 million from the government.
The new Communities Fund
is being launched to help local people who are struggling to manage. It
will be targeted depending on local pressures, and could be used to
help those facing domestic abuse, to provide support for disabled
childrens services or to support those facing long-term unemployment.
information, please see https://www.gov.uk/government/news/25-million-funds-to-boost-community-led-services
will provide funding to local authorities working with community groups to
deliver solutions to entrenched social issues. If you have an idea please contact your Lewisham Council lead officer to dicuss working in partnership. Read the prospectus here.
forms need to be sent to CommunitiesFund@communities.gsi.gov.uk
by 16 January 2017.