Community Action Fund

Grants for community activities and projects between £1,000 and £20,000.

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Current status of this fund: Currently closed to new expressions of interest
Last updated: 1 December 2023

infobox | This fund is part of our UK Shared Prosperity Fund

This fund is part of our UK Shared Prosperity Fund investment, supporting Levelling Up in West Lindsey. Visit our UK Shared Prosperity Fund page to learn more.

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Fund Update

Due to the number of applications already received for this fund, we are not currently accepting new expressions of interest.

If you have an idea for a community project, you can still contact the council’s Communities Team to discuss your project and we will offer advice on other funding options. 
Email us at


The Community Action Fund provides revenue grants to support projects that will build, enhance, or ensure sustainable and impactful community activities, events and services for community benefit.

This funding is for community projects that will support priorities within our Corporate Plan and help us to achieve our vision that:

"West Lindsey is a great place to be where people, businesses and communities can thrive and reach their potential."

Projects funded will align to one or more of our funding themes:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Community Development
  • Crime and Disorder Prevention
  • Digital Connectivity
  • Economic Development
  • Education and Skills
  • Environment
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Heritage
  • Regeneration
  • Sport and Physical Activity
  • Transport and Connectivity

Guidance notes for this fund

On this page you will find an overview of this fund. Full details about the criteria and eligibility for this fund are available as a PDF download [pdf / 610 KB]

Please take time to read through these guidance notes to ensure your organisation and project are eligible.

Contact details

If you have a query about this fund or need further advice, please contact us via email at