Two funds are available to local communities to help with the disruption that will be caused by the construction of Phase one of HS2 between London and the West Midlands; the Community and Environment Fund and the Business and Local Economy Fund. The administration of these funds is managed on behalf of HS2 Ltd by the charity Groundwork who will ensure both funds remain available for applications throughout the construction of Phase One. More information on Groundwork can be found in the 'About us' section above.
Find out which projects have been supported by the HS2 CEF & BLEF Funds.
First cohort of projects to receive cash-injections from HS2 Business Funds announced
04 October 2018
Close to £150,000 of Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF) funding has been awarded to groups so far.
HS2 Minister Nusrat Ghani MP visits Camden community projects as part of a £1.3m funding celebration
22 June 2018
Funds have been awarded to local communities and businesses along the route of Phase One of HS2
Groundwork report on first year of HS2 community grants scheme
08 March 2018
The Funds are helping communities
Community projects to receive HS2 funding announced
25 January 2018
Community projects along the new High Speed Two railway route will receive more than £245,000.
Two new funds along HS2 route announced by government
06 December 2017
£35million available for towns and villages along the HS2 route
HS2 CEF & BLEF Funds - Application Process Survey
09 November 2017
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