Hinkley Point C Community Fund - Community Cohesion Programme

The Community Cohesion Programme is part of a wider Hinkley Point C Community Fund Strategic Grants Programme.

Strategic grants will target specific impacts felt within Somerset communities as a result of Hinkley Point C. These impacts will be identified through consultation with communities and their representatives as the project progresses. It is likely that priorities within the strategic grants programmes will change as communities change therefore we anticipate it being an iterative process and advise applicants to continue to check the available grants programmes regularly.

What do we mean by Community Cohesion?

Community Cohesion is the first theme that has been identified as an impact of the Hinkley Point C development and associated projects. It is a broad ‘umbrella’ term that can be used to describe many aspects of community development and because of this we have identified two priorities within community cohesion to focus interventions at this time. These are outlined more fully in the call for expressions of interest.

This is a two stage application process. Initially we invite expressions of interest to be submitted before shortlisting applicants who will be invitied to submit a full application by the end of April 2018.

Download the Call for Expressions of Interest here

We recommend that you read the guidance notes for this programme before applying. Please download the guidance notes for the Community Cohesion Programme here

To complete an Expression of Interest Form please click here. Once you register an application form will be emailed to you.

The deadline for Expressions of Interest to this round of the Community Cohesion Programme was Friday 12 January 2018. Applicants who are invited to submit a second stage application will be informed by the 31 January 2018.

If you would like to discuss your project or idea with us before applying please contact Val Bishop, Programmes Director

E: val.bishop@somersetcf.org.uk T: 01749 344949

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