Community 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 marks two years since the Funds opened for communities and businesses that are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of Phase 2a of the HS2 from […]Read more about "HS2 Funds celebrates over £300k invested in Phase 2a projects"
Groundwork 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 last year, over £2m has been awarded to 39 CEF and BLEF projects that support communities and businesses along Phase One and Phase 2a of […]Read more about "New Report: HS2 Community & Business Funds Annual Review 2022/23"
Over £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 the Community & Environment Fund (CEF) and Business & Local Economy Fund (BLEF). To date, 205 organisations have received an average grant of £58,000 to […]Read more about "HS2 Community and Business Funds hits 200 projects milestone"
172 projects on Phase One between the West Midlands and London have benefitted from the funds HS2 Minister Andrew Stephenson MP has celebrated £10million worth of funding from the HS2 Community and Environment Funds being distributed whilst visiting projects in Warwickshire on Thursday [23rd September]. The HS2 Funds opened to applicants in 2017 and are […]Read more about "HS2 Minister celebrates £10million of funding distributed by HS2 Community Funds"
A total of six funds are now available from HS2 Ltd to support communities impacted by the construction of Britain’s new high speed rail network. The HS2 Community & Environment Fund (CEF) and Business & Local Economy Fund (BLEF) have supported a range of community, environment and road safety issues along the first phase of […]Read more about "HS2 funding extended to second phase of construction with six initiatives now available"
The HS2 Green Corridor Prospectus and interactive map is a new tool that provides detail about the environment projects up and down the HS2 route, including information on how communities can benefit further by getting involved. Projects that have been funded through the HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) are included. Find out more: https://www.hs2.org.uk/building-hs2/hs2-green-corridor/ […]Read more about "HS2 Green Corridor – find out more"
Bubblesqueakeat CIC, based in Hammersmith and Fulham, was awarded close to £75,000 by the HS2 Community and Environment Fund to run their ‘Creating Futures through Bubble & Squeak’ project to provide the local community with healthy, affordable food all while building skills and confidence of local people. The original project idea was to invite children […]Read more about "How HS2 Community and Business Funds are supporting communities in need during Covid-19: Bubblesqueakeat CIC"
When: Thursday 25 June 2020Time: 1pm- 2pm Communities and businesses along the line of HS2 Phase One are invited to find out more about how they apply for funding to support local projects. The webinar will cover the two funding schemes – the Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and the Business and Local Economy Fund […]Read more about "Get involved! HS2 Community and Business Funds webinar"
Drummond Street in Camden, London – a street famed for its South Asian cuisine – has today (Friday 29 May) secured £650,888 for a revitalisation programme after Camden Borough Council, in partnership with Euston Town BID, was successful in its application to the HS2 Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF). The sum is the biggest […]Read more about "Renowned Camden culinary street latest to benefit from HS2’s Business Fund with £650,000 award"
Following the Government’s approval for HS2 Ltd to award Notice to Proceed to its Main Works Civils Contractors, HS2 Ltd can now announce that the number of community and business groups to receive awards from the HS2 community and business funds has topped over 100. While the country’s focus is rightly on defeating the COVID-19 […]Read more about "Forestry England, Birmingham Trees for Life, and the National Paralympic Heritage Trust all benefit from HS2 Community and Business Funds as number of projects supported reaches 100"