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New Community Fund promised - 10 June 2010

The Minister for the Cabinet Office says 'Communities First' fund will help start more groups in deprived areas

The new fund, called Communities First, would provide start-up funding for community groups in disadvantaged parts of the country. However it has not been confirmed how much the fund would be worth or when it would open.

A spokesman for the Cabinet Office has said that the fund would operate in the most deprieved areas of England with low social capital. The amount in the fund would be decided in the coming months.

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