Community Resilience Grants

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Funding for revenue and capital projects is available, with a maximum of £25,000 being available for capital projects. Grant intervention rate is up to 80% / min grant £4,000 / max grant £25,000.

The programme is being managed by local charity Derbyshire Dales Council for Voluntary Service on behalf of Derbyshire Dales District Council and is part of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF) which was awarded to DDDC.

The fund aims to enable local organisations to deliver projects that maintain key rural services, facilities and community infrastructure; boost community and volunteering capacity to tackle locally identified challenges; enhance social inclusion and resilience; support post-pandemic recovery and help maintain safe and healthy communities; and take local action on climate change to help reduce carbon emissions and promote behaviour change.

How to Apply

Organisations wishing to apply for funding must first register their interest HERE

This grant scheme is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus

Case Studies

Learn how funding has helped others

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Case Studies

  • Bruno Cardona

    A £4,288 Business Adaptation Grant has enabled a landscaper gardener to offer a new service of chimney sweeping.

  • Thompson Tree Services (UK) Ltd

    A £25,000 Business Development Grant has enabled the purchase of new equipment for this Wirksworth based arboricultural company.

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    Brosterfield Engineering Services Ltd / Peak Tractors Ltd

    A £14,252 Business Development Grant for new equipment has enabled this Rowsley-based family business to bid for new contracts.

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