The Community and Environment Fund and the Business and Local Economy Fund.
HS2 funds supporting communities
Funding for communities and businesses that are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of HS2 from London to the West Midlands.
Open for applications.
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HS2 Funds – Phase 2a
Following the government announcement on the 4 October 2023 that Phase 2a of HS2 has been cancelled, the Funds for Phase 2a are now closed.
HS2 Community and Business Funds project map
Our map provides the most up-to-date public information on HS2 Community & Environment and Business & Local Economy supported projects.
- HS2 Funds celebrates over £300k invested in Phase 2a projectsCommunity projects along HS2 Phase 2a have benefitted from over £300k of funding from the HS2 Community and Environment (CEF) and Business and Local Economy (BLEF) Funds. The announcement… Read more: HS2 Funds celebrates over £300k invested in Phase 2a projects
- New Report: HS2 Community & Business Funds Annual Review 2022/23Groundwork UK, independent administrators of the HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF) have released the HS2 Funds Annual Review for 2022/23. In the… Read more: New Report: HS2 Community & Business Funds Annual Review 2022/23
- HS2 Community and Business Funds hits 200 projects milestoneOver £12m in CEF & BLEF funding has now been awarded to 200 local community projects and businesses that are impacted by the construction of Britain’s new high-speed railway via… Read more: HS2 Community and Business Funds hits 200 projects milestone