Your Fund Surrey for community projects

What would you do with £100 million in Surrey?

Think BIG

What does your local community need? A new community centre? A local swimming pool? Collaborative work space? New football pitches? A community food growing space? A space to train and learn?

Please take a look at some of our current project proposals and have your say!

Got an idea? Let's get started.

Full project criteria

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Share an idea

Visit the interactive map on Commonplace and add a project pin!

Submit an idea

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Frequently Asked Questions to help you develop ideas

The key stages

Stage 1: Ideas development

Think you have a great idea that meets the basic criteria? Post your idea in Commonplace online and encourage others to take a look and comment.

Stage 2: Ideas submission

Once your idea is on Commonplace and has got some local support, submit the project to the Fund via a simple application form. The Your Fund Surrey Team will assess your Ideas Submission and provide feedback.

Please refer to this Ideas Submission Help and Guidance document (PDF) which will help you get prepared for submitting your idea.

If your proposal meets the criteria for the Fund, you will be invited to submit a full project plan, including supporting document and evidence of community engagement. Commonplace B runs alongside as applicants are completing the full application (applications can decide when their 28 days on Commonplace run).

Please take a look at the Full Submission Guidance Document (PDF) which will help you getting prepared for submitting your application. The following Supporting documents will need to be completed as part of you Full Submission application.

Stage 4: Assessment and scoring against criteria

The Your Fund Surrey team, will formally assess and score applications against the set criteria for the Fund. Applications are scored by two YFS officers and at least one member of the Expert Hub using a weighted scoring matrix.

Stage 5: YFS Advisory Panel to review shortlisted proposals

The Your Fund Surrey Advisory Panel will review shortlisted applications following assessment and scoring of bids to advise on and inform the final officer recommendations to the appropriate decision-maker. The Panel may choose to re-refer an application.

The Your Fund Surrey Advisory Panel will advise on and inform final officer recommendations to the appropriate decision maker on the proposed funding awards to be made. All financial decisions will then be taken within the County Council's formal decision-making process. Successful projects which gain funding will then be monitored to ensure delivery against agreed outcomes.