The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain’s former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them.

The Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England) is a £500,000 fund created to support activities that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain in coalfield communities. The fund is open to projects that deliver in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities and that will make a positive difference in addressing the following themes:

Skills: Growing the skills of people in order to increase their opportunities

Employment: Developing pathways to increase the number of people in work

Health: Supporting activities that improve the health and wellbeing of all age groups

The areas covered by their funding have recently changed and attached is an updated ward list.

The offer is now reopened and all the information on registering an enquiry relating to a project is on the following page:

Please read all the information and the guidance notes carefully before deciding whether to complete the Eligibility Survey.

The deadline for the eligibility survey is 5pm on 28th February 2020 and the application deadline is 5pm on 13th March 2020.