Community Environmental Development Fund (CEDF)

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Sunday, August 30, 2020
United Kingdom

Detailed Description

The Thurrock Council is accepting applications for the Community Environmental Development Fund (CEDF) to improve the environment of the borough, or to increase safety in communities or on highways.

The Community Environmental Development Fund (CEDF) is designed to support communities within the geographical area of Thurrock, with a focus on public involvement and support to identify community-led solutions that will:

  • renew, improve or create a capital or fixed asset – that is, land, buildings or equipment
  • improve the appearance of the borough
  • transform or improve the quality or safety of residential streets – for example, repair of paths, or practical ways to prevent fly-tipping

Funding Information

  • One application form is available for grant requests of up to £75,000.


This grant scheme aims to support projects and activities that can show evidence that they:

  • meet a community need
  • are value for money
  • are well planned, consider potential risks and will be well managed
  • have long-term benefits
  • make a difference to the community
  • can get 10% of capital funds from another source
  • can keep going without further funding from the council
  • have expenditure that can be accounted, with evidence through receipts
  • follow government guidelines for the effective control of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Eligibility Criteria

You can apply for the CEDF if you are:

  • a community group with a constitution or set of rules that clearly define your group’s aims, objectives and procedures, and with a bank or building society account in the name of your organisation that requires at least 2 signatures on each cheque or withdrawal
  • an individual with a constituted community group that is able to take receipt of the grant, with a bank or building society account in the name of the group, requiring at least 2 signatures on each cheque or withdrawal


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