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Levelling Up in Gloucestershire: Local Grant Scheme Proposal

06/10/2022 - Levelling Up in Gloucestershire: Local Grant Scheme Proposal

In consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communitiesand the Executive Director for Corporate Resources in accordance with a Cabinet decision dated 27.01.21.

 

DECISION

To approve the establishment and delivery of a flexible community initiative grant programme entitled Levelling Up Together.  This programme will provide communities that have historically been left behind in Gloucestershire with an opportunity to bid for levelling up grants from a £1.5 million fund. This fund will be used by recipients to invest in projects and activities that contribute to communities and places that have historically been left behind and support the development of greater resilience in Gloucestershire’s communities.  The Levelling Up Together grant programme will be used to support the following 12 most deprived lower level super output areas in Gloucestershire (LSOAs) as identified by the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2019:

 

a)      Podsmead (Gloucester)

b)      Matson & Robinswood (Gloucester) (2 LSOAs)

c)      Westgate (Gloucester) (2 LSOAs)

d)      Kingsholm & Wotton (Gloucester)

e)      St. Mark's (Cheltenham)

f)       Moreland (Gloucester)

g)      St. Paul's (Cheltenham)

h)      Cinderford West (Forest of Dean)

i)       Tuffley (Gloucester)

Barton & Tredworth (Gloucester)