Essex County Council has launched the Community Initiatives Fund (CIF). The fund is a small grants scheme designed to fund community projects that:
- create, procure or develop new community assets
- enhance existing community assets
- enhance or develop initiatives that strengthen a community.
- CIF (subject to a maximum application of £20,000 for any one project)
- CIF Response (subject to a maximum application of £15,000 for any one project).
- The Superfast Essex Community Wi-Fi Scheme (applications of up to £400 to enable local communities to provide a public Wi-Fi service via their community hubs).
For more information please visit the following link: https://www.essex.gov.uk/Business-Partners/Partners/Community-initiatives-fund/Pages/Default.aspx
This year there will be no pre-applications.
If you wish to ask questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Essex County council on 03457430430 ask for Paul Ashworth – Strengthening Communities Manager.