Decision details

Community Resilience Fund

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve implementation of a new grant fund which will build city resilience by growing the power of communities experiencing the greatest inequality.



  1. Approved the use of £4m capital funds for the Community Resilience Fund to be spent over three years from 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2026 to support the recovery and sustainability of the community and voluntary sector as outlined in the report.
  2. Approved a reserve of up to £600k from 20/21 in accordance with the Cabinet decision on 25th February 2021 to allocate up to £600,000 per annum (£2.4m over 4 years) to support the recovery of the community and voluntary sector.
  3. Authorised the Executive Director for People in consultation with Cabinet Member for Communities (Public Health, Libraries, Parks), Events and Equalities Communities, to spend the funding to award grants necessary for the implementation of the Community Resilience Fund as outlined in this report.


Report author: Penny Germon

Publication date: 08/02/2022

Date of decision: 08/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/02/2022

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