Funding body information

Leicester City Council

City Hall
115 Charles Street
0116 454 1000


Leicester Council offers "Community Ward Fundings" to local projects that bring benefits to the community within the ward. For further information and guidance, please visit the council's website or contact your local councillor.

Many local authorities are now moving away from grant-making and beginning to use commissioning as a way to distribute funding to the third sector. Local commissioners can be difficult to find and identify, however NAVCA have created a guide that may help: 'Finding your commissioner'

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External Funding

Funding Toolkit: Council registration grants search facility

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Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CVS

Unfortunately, it appears that Leicester City Council dont make any grants to voluntary and community sector groups, as no information was available on their website.

Some information is given on external funding, including full details on a 'Big Lottery Fund' programme, GrantNet and some information on European Funding. This information, although brief, was easy to find from the 'Community and Living' section, under 'Grants'. No further information was given on other areas of interest such as the local area agreement, the local compact, or any other relevant policies or documents.

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