The National Lottery - Local Connections Fund Round 2 is now open!

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The National Lottery - Community Fund

This is the second round of the Local Connections Fund, a £4 million investment designed to help small charities and community groups working to reduce loneliness by building community connections across England.

The National Lottery Community Fund, is investing £2 million into this second round of funding. This will be used to fund hundreds of ‘microgrants’ between £300 and £2,500, so small, local organisations (with an annual income of £50,000 or less) can bring people and communities together.

It's suitable for;

  • Small charities/groups (with an income below £50,000), constituted, local charities and community groups working to tackle loneliness by helping people feel more connected within their communities.
  • Grant size is £300 to £2,500
  • Successful applicants must have completed their project and spent their grant by 30 November 2021
  • Applications close - 6 August 2021 at 5pm.

Please click on the link below to find out more!

Local Connections Fund - Round 2 | The National Lottery Community Fund (tnlcommunityfund.org.uk)

Our funders:

  • Torridge District Council
  • Lottery Community Fund
  • Northam Town Council
  • Bideford Bridge Trust
  • Bideford TC
  • BBC Children in Need
  • Devon County Council
  • European Union: European Social Fund