Fund title: Neighbourhood Planning Grants

Focus of fund/fund aims:

To help groups write a neighbourhood plan or prepare a neighbourhood development order

Application deadline:

Applications may be submitted at any time

Fund description:

The Neighbourhood Planning Grant and Technical Support Programme (2018-22) is for local communities in England that want to draw up a neighbourhood plan for their area.

Town and parish councils, neighbourhood forums and prospective neighbourhood forums preparing a neighbourhood development plan or neighbourhood development order in England may apply.

There are two types of grant funding:

Basic Grant – all groups undertaking a neighbourhood plan or neighbourhood development order are eligible to apply for up to £9,000 in basic grant.

Additional Grant – groups which are dealing with at least one of the following can apply for an additional £8,000 grant:

  • allocating sites for housing
  • including design codes in your plan
  • a designated business neighbourhood plan
  • a cluster of three or more parishes writing a single plan
  • a Neighbourhood Area with a population of over 25,000

All groups can also apply for technical support (provided they meet the eligibility criteria) to help with their neighbourhood plan or neighbourhood development order.


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