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Nottinghamshire County Council – Local Communities Fund: Revenue Fund

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Nottinghamshire County Council – Local Communities Fund reopens for applications for revenue projects from  Monday 2 October 2023 to Friday 24 November 2023.

The maximum award will be £5,000 per project in any financial year.

Applications for Revenue funding are invited from community and charitable organisations that have developed effective activities such as the following:

  • Deliver School Holiday Play Schemes
  • Help to improve mental health
  • Help to improve physical health
  • Enable Nottinghamshire residents to contribute to social and cultural opportunities
  • Encourage innovation to strengthen communities and support vulnerable residents
  • Encourage local networks where people help themselves and each other to be resilient, neighbourly and safe
  • Increase volunteering opportunities that enable more vulnerable residents to be supported
  • Help to address climate and environmental change
  • Help to reduce loneliness
  • Improve access to existing community-based services (e.g. advice and signposting), for the most vulnerable residents
  • Offer early help and prevention to those who most need it
  • Provide support to communities of interest, for example rural communities.

Revenue funding can help towards the running costs (‘core costs’ or ‘overheads’) that are essential to delivering the project / service as described in the application for funding, such as:

  • Utilities (e.g. gas, electricity and water bills)
  • Communications (e.g. internet, landline and telephone)
  • Rent
  • Insurance and professional fees
  • Relevant staff salaries and staff training
  • Volunteer training and volunteer expenses.

Click here for further information.