Community Environmental Development Fund (CEDF)

Thurrock Council have announced the opening of the 2021/22 CEDF grants programme that is now available for applications until 23:59 on Monday, 2 August 2021.

Bids for capital funding up to £75,000 are invited from applicants that are able to meet eligibility criteria and achieve at least one of the following objectives through the delivery of their project:

•  Renew, improve or create a community asset*

•  Transform a community asset so it supports the longer-term sustainability of a local organisation or initiative

•  Can show a direct benefit to local communities, specifically improving the lives of children, young people, older people and vulnerable communities through community-led activities

*Community assets can mean land, buildings or equipment used for the well-being or social interest of the local community.

For further application details, supporting guidance, eligibility criteria and previous successful bids, Go to:

or email:

Online Q&A sessions will also be held on the following dates:

•             Thursday 27 May, from 3pm to 4:30pm

•             Monday 7 June, from 10am to 11:30am

•             Wednesday 9 June, from 6pm to 7:30pm

To express an interest in attending one of these online events, please contact: