Application for Alpha project funding (Theme 1: Development Platforms)

2Lead authority details
3Project details
4Project partner details (optional)
5Agreement with MHCLG
  • 1. Introduction

  • MHCLG are funding projects that aspire to solve shared local service problems in a common way, in keeping with the principles of the Local Digital Declaration.

    Complete this form to apply for up to £150,000 of funding to do an alpha project through the Local Digital Fund, under Theme 1: Development Platforms - modern user-friendly development platforms that enable councils to design and build different types of front facing services. This may include low code platforms, open source technology, or similar solutions aimed at end to end service transformation.

    How to complete this form

    1. Project partners are not mandatory for applications under Theme 1.
    2. A lead council should submit the application on behalf of any project partners.
    3. Any project partners, including the lead authority, must have signed the Local Digital Declaration.
    4. The lead authority must have senior stakeholder commitment (Head of Service or equivalent) to the project.
    5. Make sure you complete all sections of this form, referring to the Local Digital Fund Prospectus 2021/2022 and eligibility criteria (Annex A) for further guidance.
    6. All applications must be submitted, via this form, by 11:59pm on 26 September 2021.
    7. Questions marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

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Applications are now closed for this funding round.