Neighbourhoods Fund 2019/20

The Neighbourhoods Fund 2019-20 is now closed. Successful applications will be announced at the next area community council meeting
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The Neighbourhoods Fund has £630,000 to spend on community projects that make a difference to the lives and neighbourhoods of local people in Southwark. Applications, for between £500 and £5,000, must be received by 12 noon on 22 October 2018.

The projects must be ward based within the community council area, take place between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020 and decisions will be taken by the relevant ward councillors at the Community Council meeting in January 2019.

Who can apply

  • any constituted local group
  • new and emerging local groups
  • any group or individual that has a sponsor, which is a constituted local organisation, and is willing to administer the funds on their behalf
  • groups that are based in the community council area
  • organisations that have a track record of delivering activities in the local area
  • groups that are working together on a shared project

Who cannot apply

  • organisations not established in the UK
  • organisations that do not have any local links and / or do not have a track record of working locally
  • political groups and organisations
  • business / profit making organisations

How to apply

You can apply for the Neighbourhoods Fund online by selecting the area you want to apply for:

We advise you to read the guidance notes (pdf, 133kb) and information sheet (pdf, 105kb) carefully and note the items that can and can't be funded (pdf, 15kb) before applying.


Page last updated: 08 January 2019