Councillor's Locality Budget

Information about Suffolk County Councillors' locality budgets for 2019/2020 and how you can apply to your councillor for locality budget grant.

In 2019/2020, Suffolk's county councillors have been given a locality budget of £600,000, divided between them; each councillor has £8,000 to spend.

Councillors are able to make recommendations about funding from this budget for local projects in their division, which should benefit the community.

Last year groups and projects that benefited included:

  • village halls;
  • sports and social clubs; and
  • toddler groups.

How to apply for funding

If you have a project that needs funding, you can apply to your councillor for a locality budget grant.

Contact the county councillor who represents the area where your project is based, first.

Expenditure for 2019/2020 is shown by geographical areas:

  • Babergh
  • East Suffolk 
  • Ipswich
  • Mid Suffolk
  • West Suffolk  - Due to the moratorium for the Newmarket and Red Lodge By Election on 30 January 2020 details have been removed from the website. If you wish to view the expenditue please contact us to request it.

For any other queries about locality budgets contact Democratic Services on: 01473 265119 or by email: locality@suffolk.gov.uk