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GBC Community Fund

The Community Fund is aimed at local community groups and organisations and is composed of monies collected from developments as part of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) as well as additional Council funding.

Grants of up to £ 5,000 are for local groups and organisations to improve community places, spaces and activities.  Please note that the Community Grants Guidance and the application form have recently been updated. Only the latest version of the application form, V4 10-23,  will be accepted for consideration by the Grants Sub Board.  If you have any queries, please email the GBC Grants Officer at

GBC Community FundGuidance V4 10-23 (Word doc) [441KB]

GBC Community Fund Application Form V4 10-23 (Word doc) [434KB]




Grants Sub-Board - Key Dates for 2023-24

Submission date for Community Fund and Heritage Fund bidsSub-Board Meeting
Friday 3 November 2023 (end of day)Thursday 7 December 2023
Friday 19 January 2024 (end of day)Thursday 7 March 2024

Download Grants Sub-Board - Key Dates for 2023-24 (PDF) [144KB]

Please note that the submission date is in advance of the board meeting to allow sufficient time for bids to be properly assessed and compiled into a report for circulation to Council officers and members.

For further information please contact

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