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New Communities Fund

Supporting New Communities in Milton Keynes

Are You Part of a New Community in Milton Keynes?

Do you have ideas to connect and build a vibrant new neighbourhood in your local area? Then look no further than the Milton Keynes New Communities Fund

The Fund offers funding, support, and the opportunity to turn your group or community project into reality.

What is the New Communities Fund?

The New Communities Fund is committed to creating a sense of belonging and collaboration within the new expanding areas in Milton Keynes.

It provides essential funding for the creation of new charities, community groups or projects which encourage community cohesion in the New Communities of Milton Keynes.

 

New Expansion Areas:

The New Communities Fund supports initiatives in the new expansion areas of Milton Keynes.

Broughton Gate and Brooklands (Eastern Expansion Area)

Strategic Land Allocation (south-east of the city)

Tattenhoe Park and Kingsmead South

Whitehouse and Fairfields (Western Expansion Area)

The Fund Supports Community Projects That:

Benefit the Local Community

Your project should make a positive impact on the lives of residents in your local area.

Promote Voluntary Effort

We encourage projects that inspire residents to contribute their time and skills.

Encourage Community Involvement

The goal is to support projects that create a sense of connection and belonging.

Community-Driven Design

We prioritise projects developed in collaboration with the residents they aim to serve.

Before Applying for Funding:

Applications for the Milton Keynes New Communities Fund are reviewed by a panel based on our Grants Policy. 

Before you start your application we encourage you to:

  1. Read through our Grants Policy.

  2. Confirm your eligibility to apply using the questionnaire below.

Eligibility Questionnaire

Please answer the following:

Are you an organisation that is either a registered charity or a not for profit community group/club?

Yes No

By answering 'No' to this question you are not eligible to continue the Grant application.

If you would like to discuss a project, or your eligibility to apply please get in touch via grants@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk or call 01908 690 276

Can you supply details of your organisation’s bank account?

Yes No

By answering 'No' to this question you are not eligible to continue the Grant application.

If you would like to discuss a project, or your eligibility to apply please get in touch via grants@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk or call 01908 690 276

Can supply copies of your organisation’s governing documents (constitution and policies) and annual accounts?

Yes No

By answering 'No' to this question you are not eligible to continue the Grant application.

If you would like to discuss a project, or your eligibility to apply please get in touch via grants@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk or call 01908 690 276

If you are requesting funds to purchase items/services, can supply at least 2 quotes for all items over £50?

Yes No

By answering 'No' to this question you are not eligible to continue the Grant application.

If you would like to discuss a project, or your eligibility to apply please get in touch via grants@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk or call 01908 690 276

We're here to help

Have any questions? Feel free to get in touch with our team.