Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge which is levied by local authorities on new developments within a ward. The levy available differs from ward to ward based on the type and size of development(s).
The Be Bold Local Element CIL Small Grants Fund is aimed at supporting ward-based community groups and organisations who are well-established in their local communities and have a deep understanding of local priorities.
Stirchley ward has a total of £20,000 available, where interested community groups can apply for a maximum of £2,000. Proposed activities must be linked to the priorities identified in the Stirchley Ward Plan 2018 – 2022.
Small, local, grassroots organisations with an annual turnover of less than £50,000 will be eligible to apply for the fund to carry out activities in Stirchley. The proposer should have a group bank account or be able to identify a sponsor organisation to hold the funds of behalf of the group. Applications can include items such as activities, staffing, volunteer costs and equipment which will support your group or organisation.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday 19th October 2022. Decisions will be communicated week commencing 5th December 2022.