Apply to the Local Digital Fund

Current funding opportunities

Applications to the Local Digital Fund are currently closed. To hear about future funding rounds, subscribe to the Local Digital newsletter or follow us on Twitter.

How to apply to the Local Digital Fund

Before you start your application, we recommend that you read the guidance on applying. This page includes everything you’ll need to:

  • find the right collaborators to make a great application – applications require a minimum of 3 partner councils to work together, and all partners must have signed the Local Digital Declaration
  • work out how to approach your collaborative proposal, including template application forms you can use
  • make an application that meets the assessment criteria

Questions about applying

If you have a question about making an application to the Local Digital Fund, first check the previously answered questions. If your question isn’t answered there, contact the Local Digital team by emailing