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Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Community Radio fund – Ofcom

Ofcom’s Community Radio Fund will re-open for applications on Wednesday 11 October 2017.

Funded by the UK Government’s Administered by Ofcom, the Fund has been established to help support the core costs of running licensed community radio stations. Grants can be awarded to support:

  • Management
  • Fundraising to support the station
  • Administration
  • Financial management & reporting
  • Community outreach
  • Volunteer organisation and support.

Grants can only be made to community radio licensees in the UK, who are broadcasting under a community radio licence.

Grant awards made in Round One of 2017 ranged from £2,160 up to £19,717 with the average grant being £14,292.

The deadline for this round of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 8th November 2017.

www.ofcom.org.uk/tv-radio-and-on-demand/information-for-industry/radio-broadcasters/community-radio-fund

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