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Neighbourhoods Fund 2021

Applications for the Neighbourhoods Fund 2021 to 2022 is now closed. Funding decisions will be announced shortly.

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, will be opening on 8 September 2020.

The projects must be ward based within the Empowering Communities area, and take place between 1 April 2021 and 31 March 2022. Applicants will be invited to showcase their projects at a special area multi-ward forum in November 2020.

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 Empowering Communities 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 completing the application form below:

Neighbourhoods Fund 2021 application form

We advise you to read the guidance notes (pdf, 188kb) and information sheet (pdf, 186kb) carefully and note the items that can and can't be funded (pdf, 15kb) before applying.

Page last updated: 21 April 2021

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