Investing in Communities fund opens for business

Date: 9th July 2010

The BIG Lottery Fund has launched its new Investing in Communities funding programme which aims to bring real improvements to communities, tackling need and addressing inequality.

The programme runs from 30th June 2010 to 30th June 2015 with grants of between £10,000 and £1 million available through three investment programmes:

Growing Community Assets - aims to help communities have more control and influence over their own future through ownership of assets;

Life Transitions - aims to support projects that help people at key times of change, helping them to make their lives better for the future;

Support 21st Century Life - aims to support projects that build stronger families and stronger communities.