Through the Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme, local communities can apply for grants totalling £10,000 to help shape the future of their local area through the development of neighbourhood plans or neighbourhood development orders. This can include issues such as the location of new homes, shops, offices and green spaces.
There is additional grant funding available for the following
- An additional £8,000 for groups based in or areas where 30% or more of the neighbourhood area or population is in the 20% most deprived areas in England in accordance with the Index of Multiple Deprivation.
- An additional £10,000 to develop ideas to bring forward affordable housing ideas.
- An addition £15,000 through the Bespoke high streets regeneration and social infrastructure support and follow up grant.
Expression of Interest forms for funding through the Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme can be submitted at any time. However, the closing date for the Bespoke high streets regeneration and social infrastructure support and follow up grant is 5pm on the 17th May 2021.