The Ministry for Housing, Communities, and Local Government (MHCLG formerly DCLG) are providing over £29 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.
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.
**Application deadline for grants for this financial year (2019/2020)**
Applications for grant for 2019-2020 can be submitted until 5pm on 31 January 2020. 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 2020.
Information about applying for the 2020/2021 grant 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.
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