Issue details

Allocation of the Community Initiative Fund

In response to comments and feedback from Members, partners, and the public, the Cabinet Member proposes to introduce a mechanism for smaller grants to be made by CLCs as part of the Community Initiative Fund (CIF). This would be for smaller-scale projects seeking funding of no more than £750 for total costs of their project.


An organisation seeking funding for £750 or less will be able to apply direct for a grant as an alternative to using the crowdfunding platform. This would be aimed at smaller groups with low project costs.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 division;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/04/2019

Decision due: May 2019 by Cabinet Member for Safer, Stronger Communities

Lead member: Councillor Debbie Kennard

Contact: Nick Burrell, Strategic Manager (OPE and Growth), Place Services Email: Tel: 033 022 23881.

Consultation process

Representations can be made to the Cabinet Member for Safer, Stronger Communities by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.

Democratic Services Contact: Erica Keegan Tel: 033 022 26050

Background3: A Council that Works for the Community


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