Award of grants 2018-19 Round 2

04 February 2019

Ofcom's Community Radio Fund Panel (‘the Panel’) met on Tuesday 22 January 2018 to consider applications in the second 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:

  • 55 applications for grants were considered;
  • The total amount of funding requested in these applications was £1,095,365
  • 19 applicants were awarded grants which totalled £323,692; and
  • 36 applicants were not awarded a grant.

The grants awarded ranged from £5000 up to £39,186 for individual positions, with an average of £17,036. A summary of the awards is at the end of this statement.

Note of the Twenty-ninth Meeting of the Ofcom Community Radio Fund Panel held at Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London on Tuesday 19 June 2018
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