Application Deadlines

LIFT Grant applications will be assessed and determined by the Norfolk and North Suffolk Local Action Groups. Local Action Group members work together to fund projects that will improve their local rural economy. They have a high level of local expertise and funding experience and provide the community leadership at the LIFT programme’s heart.

The deadlines to submit applications depend on the decision making Local Action Group meetings up until December 2018. These meetings occur on a rolling 10 weekly bases for each area. In addition there will be a number of LIFT Programme Board Meetings for projects delivering in more than one Local Action Group area. From January 2019 all decisions will be made by the LIFT Programme Board, made up of LAG Representatives. 

You can check the deadlines below:

Decision making meetingApplication final deadlines*
Local action group Meeting Date Full Application submitted by:Expression of interest submitted by:
LIFT programme board 13/09/2018 16/08/2018  05/07/2018
West Norfolk 20/09/2018 23/08/2018 09/07/2018
Brecks 04/10/2018 06/09/2018 26/07/2018
Wensum & Coast 18/10/2018 20/09/2018 09/08/2018
Waveney Valley 01/11/2018 04/10/2018 23/08/2018
Broads 15/11/2018 18/10/2018 06/09/2018
LIFT programme board 22/11/2018 25/10/2018 13/09/2018
West Norfolk 29/11/2018 01/11/2018 20/09/2018
Brecks 13/12/2018 15/11/2018 04/10/2018
Wensum & Coast 20/12/2018 22/11/2018 11/10/2018
LIFT programme board 07/02/2019 10/01/2019 29/11/2018
LIFT programme board 19/02/2019 17/01/2019 29/11/2018
LIFT programme board 14/03/2019 31/01/2019 20/12/2018
LIFT programme board 25/04/2019 14/03/2019 31/01/2019
LIFT programme board 06/06/2019 25/04/2019 14/03/2019
LIFT programme board 18/07/2019 06/06/2019 25/04/2019
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* Please note that these are the final deadlines for applications to be considered for each respective decision making meeting.  We strongly advise applicants to submit Expressions of Interest as early as possible ahead of a meeting, so you have plenty of time to develop the full application and to respond to any conditions arising from the assessment of the Expression of Interest. If the LIFT team is aware that there are an unusually large number of applications aiming for a particular meeting, we may ask you to submit your application earlier or suggest that you may wish to submit for the next meeting to allow you to have more time to develop your application further.