General guidance

This part of the guidance lays out some of the key facts about the Local Community Fund (LCF) and some of the main points to consider before you decide to bid.  In the guidance you will find information about:

  • Eligibility
  • How much funding is available
  • How much you can apply for
  • What the funding can be used for
  • Outcomes focus – what this means
  • Co-design – what this means
  • Partnerships and consortia
  • Equality and diversity
  • Council premises
  • Training and support
  • Timeline
  • Bidding process

Read the general guidance (.docx)