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Government Announces New £4m Fund to Tackle Loneliness in England

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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