Community Radio Fund to Re-open for Applications (UK) (Deadline: 10th May 2017)

Telecom’s Regulator Ofcom, has announced that the Community Radio Fund will re-open for applications on the 12th April 2017.

Funding will be available to not-for-profit radio stations that have a social purpose, and work to involve their target community in running the service. Funding will be available to Community Radio Stations towards their core running costs. These can include:

  • Management costs
  • Administration, financial management & reporting costs
  • Fundraising to support the station
  • Community outreach work
  • The costs involved in using volunteers; etc.

Grants can only be made to community radio licensees which are broadcasting under a community radio license (and not an RSL, for example). The average grant awarded over the last few years has been in the region if £15,000.

The closing date for applications will be 5pm on the 10th May 2017.

http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/broadcasting/radio/community-radio-fund/

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