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Applications open for the Community Environmental Development Fund

26 May 2021
Residents and community organisations with innovative ideas on how to improve their local area can once again apply for capital funding under Thurrock Council's Community Environmental Development Fund (CEDF).
Applications to apply for CEDF grant funding of up to £75,000 towards community-led initiatives opened on Monday 24 May. Any projects put forward should demonstrate certain criteria including that they meet a community need in Thurrock and have long-term benefits.
Completed applications must be received by midnight on Monday 2 August.

Community Environmental Development Fund relaunches

3 July 2020
Residents or community organisations that have exciting ideas to help improve their local area can apply to Thurrock Council's Community Environmental Development Fund (CEDF) from Monday 6 July.
Cllr Deborah Huelin, Cabinet member for communities, said: "This fund helps support grass roots community schemes which can have a huge impact in improving residents' lives.

Voluntary Sector Development Fund opens

12 May 2020
A new fund has opened for small grant applications to help voluntary and community sector organisations survive post-coronavirus (COVID-19) and continue supporting Thurrock's residents.

Arts and culture fund open for expressions of interest

18 December 2019
A new £25,000 grant programme, aimed at supporting projects that use arts and culture to help build strong and well-connected communities, has opened for expressions of interest.
Funded by Thurrock Council, the Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) will enable local artists and arts organisations to bid for up to £4,000 to support arts and cultural projects in Thurrock.