The Social Action Fund, which supports programmes that increase volunteering and other social action, has now reopened. The second tranche of the fund is expected to have about £10m to give away, out of an original budget of £20m.
Merton Priory Homes has been running its Community Fund for eighteen months and they want to review whether it is working as well as it could and find out how to improve the application process and the support.
The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has launched the Local Energy Assessment Fund, a new £10 million fund to support community action on energy efficiency and renewable energy. It aims to help communities to equip themselves to deliver meaningful projects through mechanisms such as the Green Deal, Feed in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive.