Round 2 of Community Ownership Fund set to open in December

23 August, 2021


The UK government has announced that Round 2 of the new £150 million Community Ownership Fund is due to re-open for applications in December 2021. The fund is part of the UK Government’s strategy to build back better from the pandemic and to foster a sense of community and will make grants to help communities across the UK take ownership of local facilities, community assets and amenities such as:

  • sporting and leisure facilities
  • cinemas and theatres
  • music venues
  • museums
  • galleries
  • parks
  • pubs
  • post office buildings
  • shops

In the first bidding round matched capital grants of up to £250,000 were available for projects.

Further details and an updated prospectus and guidance notes for round 2 will be published in the autumn. The Round 1 Prospectus can be found here

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