Funded by the Government and the National Lottery Community Fund, the new £4 million Local Connections Fund is intended for small constituted voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations with an annual income of £50,000 or less.
There will be two funding rounds, with a total of £2 million available for each round
Grants of between £300 and £2,500 are to be used to:
Build relationships in and across communities to help reduce loneliness and build connections between people and communities
Bring together organisations who are working on social connections to celebrate their work, share learning and best practice, and form/bring together peer networks.
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