Comic Relief Local Communities Programme: Addressing Issues across UK

Comic Relief
Last date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016
United Kingdom

Detailed Description

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

The Comic Relief is currently accepting
applications from the UK based community organisations for its Local
Communities Programme.

The aim of this programme is to empower
local people, enabling them to create lasting change in some of the
poorest and most disadvantaged communities in the UK. This is done by
supporting organisations with the knowledge, ideas and ability to tackle
complex problems in a way which is both effective and sustainable.


  • Improve people’s life skills, education, employability and enterprise
  • Maximise people’s ability to strengthen community cohesion and build social capacity
  • Provide people with opportunities to access local services, achieve
    greater social justice and to reduce inequality, exclusion and
  • Advance people’s physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety

Grant Information

Grants of between £1000 and £10,000 will be available for funding.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The community groups (as long as you have a constitution),
    registered charities, social enterprises, Community Interest Companies,
    Community Centres, Resident Associations and credit unions can apply.
  • Organisations which are currently being funded directly from Comic Relief cannot apply for a Local Communities grant.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through an online process.

For more information, please visit Comic Relief Local Communities Programme.

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