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Leicestershire Communities Fund - Round 2

In July 2020, additional funding was agreed by Leicestershire County Council to support community organisations in the areas of the County affected by the extended lockdown.

A maximum of £100,000 was made available for a limited period of time, for organisations operating in the affected electoral divisions only.

The maximum amount awarded to any one organisation was £2,000.


Eligible Areas (Electoral Divisions)

The areas (electoral divisions) affected by the extended lockdown in Leicestershire were as follows:

  1. Braunstone
  2. Blaby & Glen Parva (affected in part)
  3. Birstall (affected in part)
  4. Thurmaston Ridgemere (affected in part)
  5. East Wigston
  6. North Wigston
  7. South & West Wigston
  8. Glenfield, Kirby Muxloe and Leicester Forests (affected in part)
  9. Oadby
  10. Groby & Ratby (affected in part)
  11. Enderby and Lubbesthorpe (affected in part)
  12. Syston Ridgeway (affected in part)

Community organisations operating in those parts of the above Divisions that are within the lockdown were able to apply for funding in Round 2 of the Communities Fund.

A map of the extended lockdown area can be seen here.


Projects Awarded Funding in Round 2

Below is a list of projects awarded funding in Round 2 of the Leicestershire Communities Fund


Further Information

Any enquiries regarding Round 2 of the Leicestershire Communities Fund can be sent to: leicestershirecommunities@leics.gov.uk