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2024-25 Community Radio Fund open for applications

Posted: 22nd May 2024

The first round of the 2024/25 Community Radio Fund has opened for applications from eligible stations and will close at 5pm on Friday 14th June 2024.

2024-25 Community Radio Fund open for applications

The Community Radio Fund is allocated by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and managed by Ofcom.

The total amount available over the course of 2024-25 is £400,000. In the last round the grants awarded ranged from £9,100 up to £28,536.

The Community Radio Fund supports the core costs of running Ofcom-licensed community radio stations, including:

Grants can only be made to Ofcom-licensed community radio stations in the UK, broadcasting on AM, FM, or via a Community Digital Sound Programme licence on a digital radio multiplex.

Applications will close at 5pm on Friday 14 June 2024. We expect the Community Radio Fund Panel to meet in late July 2024 to consider the applications received.

Tags: Ofcom | Community Radio

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