Folkestone Community Works

The Folkestone Community Works Programme

Folkestone Community Works is a CLLD programme investing match-funded EU money into projects that will help local people and businesses make the most of existing and new opportunities. It has two main aims:

Enhancing the local economy: We can financially support innovative projects that not only strengthen opportunities for people but also enables your business to grow.

Helping residents on their journey into work: We can support those wanting support in finding a job – either by providing assistance or additional training.


The programme management team is available to assist applicants throughout the whole process. Successful projects have to be completed by June 2022.

To discuss your project, please email folkestonecommunityworks@folkestone-hythe.gov.uk. You can also email us to be added to our distribution list for future calls.

Folkestone Community Works: How does it work?

Folkestone Community Works area covers the wards of East Folkestone, Central Folkestone, Folkestone Harbour, and part of Broadmead.

Folkestone & Hythe District Council has secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (£1.5m) and European Social Fund (£975,000) for the delivery of the programme.

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Folkestone Community Works: Who can apply?

Organisations, charities, and businesses can apply for funding.

The Local Action Group – made up of local businesses and community leaders – looks at all projects put forward and recommends those that should be funded.

Folkestone & Hythe District Council is the accountable body and will administer the application process and delivery of the Folkestone Community Works programme.

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Folkestone Community Works: How to apply

Applications for Folkestone Community Works funding can be made when a call is open.

A call is an open invitation for organisations/businesses/applicants to submit an application against a published specification.

The programme management team is available to assist applicants throughout the whole process. Successful projects have to be completed by June 2022.

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What is Folkestone Community Works?

The main focus of the programme is to improve social and economic cohesion in the wards of East Folkestone, Central Folkestone, Folkestone Harbour, and part of Broadmead.

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Introduction

The Folkestone Community Works Programme is part-funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-20 and is managed by Folkestone & Hythe District Council.

Calls six, seven and eight

Please view and find information on Calls and funding available. The Programme Management Team are available to assist applicants throughout the whole application process.

 

 

 

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