The Ministry for Housing, Communities, and Local Government (MHCLG formerly DCLG) are providing £23 million of support to groups developing neighbourhood plans and neighbourhood development orders between 2018-2022.
What support can I apply for?
There are two main types of support that groups can apply for:
Locality is managing the support and application process on behalf of MHCLG.
You can find guidance on the regulations and legislation of the neighbourhood planning system on Gov.uk.
**Application deadline for grants for this financial year (2018/2019)**
Applications for grant for 2018-2019 can be submitted until 5pm on 31 January 2019. This means the last date for completing an Expression of Interest form for a grant application is 5pm on 30 January (you will still need to complete your application form by 5pm on the 31 January). Expenditure through a grant must be completed on or before 31 March 2019.
Information about applying for the 2019/20 grants programme will be coming soon. Please watch this space for further updates.
Applications for technical support will be considered on a rolling basis and are not affected by these timeframes.
What am I eligible for?
Eligibility criteria is different than for previous programmes and it is essential that you check what support you are eligible to apply for.
Find out more about Neighbourhood Planning