Big Local is a place-based investment programme supporting residents in 150 Big Local areas around England to lead change in their area.
Current Status: Open for Applications
Maximum value: Discretionary
Local Trust is a place-based funder, which works with 150 Big Local areas, where people are making their communities better places to live.
The aim of the fund is to create empowered, resilient, dynamic and asset-rich communities making their own decisions on what is best for their area. This will involve forming a Big Local partnership and creating a plan unique to each community.
The key priorities of the Big Local Fund are:
Funding totals £217 million provided by the National Lottery Community Fund.
The funding provides at least £1 million to each of 150 communities across England.
A few areas operate local small grants schemes/commissioning opportunities.
Funding is available for residents of Big Local communities.
Groups should check the Big Local website to find out if their location is eligible.
Local restrictions will apply.
Big Local has four outcomes:
Each local area will have a different set of priorities.
Applicants should contact their local partnership for details on how to get involved and apply for funding.
For more information on this grant please visit the Big Local website https://localtrust.org.uk/big-local/