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Community Clean Up fund

Community Clean Up fund

Support to help clean up your high street or shopping area.

We’ve been given £80,000 by the government to help community groups clean up high streets and shopping areas.

What we can do for your community group

We can use this money:

  • to buy equipment such as, litter pickers, gloves and brooms, for you to use and keep
  • for training such as, removing graffiti
  • to fund your local events and encourage more people to get involved

Who can apply

You can apply to receive help from the Community Clean Up fund if:

  • you plan to clean up one of the high streets or shopping areas (pdf, 80KB) (opens new window) listed in the local plan
  • your group is:
    • a constituted organisation and has a bank account
    • a charity
    • a development trust
    • a faith group
    • an educational institution
    • a Scouts, Guides or National Citizen Service group
    • a Business Community Interest Company (CIC)
    • an Industrial Provident Society (IPS) or co-operative
    • a registered social landlord
    • part of a Business Improvement District
    • a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME)

We can't accept applications from individuals.

See our guidance notes (pdf, 137KB) (opens new window) for more information about the aims of the fund, who can apply and the support available.

All applications which meet the fund criteria will receive support.

The funding must be used by 30 June 2019.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.