Projects between £1,001 and £5,000

Application process

Key dates for rounds 1 and 2

Activity

Round 1 dates

Round 2 dates

Funding round opens

1 March 2021

9 September 2021

Closing date for submission of funding applications

1 June 2021

30 November 2021

Internal due diligence processes and review of funding applications

July 2021

December 2021 to January 2022

Facilitated ward forums, community voting and submission of applications

July to September 2021

February to March 2022

Approvals by Delegated Officers

September 2021

March 2022

Confirmation letters and confirmation of Grant Aid forms are sent to successful applicants

September 2021

March 2022

Projects commence

October 2021

April 2022

Application process

Activity

Expectations

Funding round opens

You must:

  • Review the funding information
  • Develop funding proposals and ideas
  • Check you can meet all the funding criteria
  • Complete the application form

Closing date for submission of funding applications

Submit the completed application form by the deadline

Internal due diligence processes & review of funding applications

Funding applications will be reviewed by Birmingham City Council. You will be contacted if we require any further information or if your application needs strengthening

Proposal summaries

All successful applications at this stage will be asked to compile a written or video summary of their proposal, clearly explaining what the project is about, how it aligns with this funding and how people will benefit from taking part with it.

Facilitated ward forums, community voting and submission of applications

Ward forums will be held to consider each application. You are encouraged to attend the meeting in your local area, but it is not mandatory. Community voting will be taking place at the meeting so you may wish to vote for your favourite proposals

Approvals by Delegated Officers

A final check of all funding application takes place within Birmingham City Council

Confirmation letters and Condition of Grant Aid forms are sent to successful applicants

All successful applications will receive confirmation letters and ‘Conditions of Grant Aid’ forms which must be completed and returned to Birmingham City Council before any funding will be released

Projects commence

You can commence running your projects. There will be evaluation requirements which will be fully explained to you

Contact us

Should you have any questions please contact NDSU@Birmingham.gov.uk