Award of grants 2018-19 Round 1

02 July 2018

Ofcom's Community Radio Fund Panel (‘the Panel’) met on Tuesday 19 June 2018 to consider applications in the first round of funding for 2018-19.

The Panel considered each application and awarded funding based on the information provided, and with reference to the Community Radio Fund (‘the Fund’) guidance notes. For each grant bid the Panel decided whether to make a full award, a partial award or not to award any funding.

At the meeting:

  • 23 applications for grants were considered
  • The total amount of funding requested in these applications was £390,504
  • 6 applicants were awarded grants which totalled £85,557; and
  • 17 applicants were not awarded a grant

The grants awarded ranged from £6,500 up to £24,000 for individual positions, with an average of £14,260. A summary of the awards is at the end of this statement.

Note of the Twenty-eighth Meeting of the Ofcom Community Radio Fund Panel (PDF, 143.7 KB)