Application for Community Resilience funding for Local Resilience Forums in England

Defra has launched a tender exercise for the awarding of the ‘Local Resilience Forum Grants for Local Authorities’ scheme (reference OM17392), via a mini-competition and would like to invite your forum to participate.

Grant funding is available for to up to 38 separate projects to strengthen / build community resilience to the impacts of climate change, within the total budget of £75,000. The maximum grant funding available, per project is £10,000, inclusive of any irreclaimable VAT.

To participate in the tender please register your forum on the Defra e-tendering portal Bravo – as soon as possible and email mandy.trueman@defra.gsi.gov.uk when you have done so. The closing date for bids is 3rd December 2012 and any clarification questions must be received by 26th November 2012. 

For further information, email mandy.trueman@defra.gsi.gov.uk