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£220m UK Community Renewal Fund opens for applications

The UK Community Renewal Fund opened on the 19th of April, with £220m of funding from the UK Government available for organisations across the UK to apply for.

The new funding intends to support communities by tackling challenges, building skills and creating opportunities that contribute towards the local economy.

Cardiff Council will be the lead organisation in Cardiff that will submit the agreed projects through to the UK Government for consideration.

The fund is open to a range of applicants, including community councils, the voluntary and community sector, schools and universities and local businesses.

The successful bids will:

      Build on local insight and knowledge

      Align with long-term strategic plans for local growth

      Target people most in need

      Support community renewal

      Compliment other national and local service provision

The investment priorities of this scheme are:

      Investment in skills

      Investment in local businesses

      Investment in communities and places

      Supporting people into employment.

90% of the fund is revenue funded, so projects that focus on construction or refurbishment of buildings, the purchase of land, or the purchase of large pieces of equipment will not be supported.

Bids must be submitted using the UK Community Renewal Fund Application Form​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window​​ . Bids submitted in any other format will not be accepted.

Bids must be submitted to Cardiff Council using this email address:​

Bids must be submitted by 5pm on 17 May 2021.

For more information on the scheme and how to apply, please visit