Community-led Buildings Grants – My Community

My Community offer two types of grants for Community-led Building projects:

  • Community-led Buildings Pre-Feasibility Grant
  • Community-led Buildings Project Support Grant

Both of these grants apply to both community-led buildings and community-led housing projects.

Community-led Buildings

Community-led Buildings Pre-Feasibility Grant

Amount of grant available

Between £1,000 and £10,000

What you can use this grant for

This grant will help you assess the feasibility of a community-led building project prior to submitting a Community Right to Build Order.

If you have identified a possible community-led building project and are assessing the way forward, a pre-feasibility grant will give you broad-brush information to help you progress.

When is the application deadline?

Applications for grant for 2017-18 can be submitted from 1 February 2017 until 1 October 2017. Expenditure through a grant must be completed by 31 December 2017.

Community-led Buildings Project Support Grant

Amount of grant available

Between £5,000 and £40,000

What you can use this grant for

This grant will help you to pay for the help you need to progress your community-led building project to the point of submitting a Community Right to Build Order.

If your community is supporting your project and you are proceeding, this grant will pay for expert help and other costs associated with preparing your detailed plans.

Community groups applying for this grant are expected to contribute at least 10% of the estimated costs of developing the community–led building proposal to the point of submitting a Community Right to Build Order. Groups must meet certain criteria to be eligible to apply.

Final date for applications

Applications for grant for 2017-18 can be submitted from 1 February 2017 until 1 October 2017. Expenditure through a grant must be completed by 31 December 2017.

You can find out more information and apply for these funding pots by clicking here.