Posted 10 Sep 2018, 11:45 a.m.
The Life Chances Fund (LCF) is an £80 million fund that is managed by the Big Lottery Fund on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and was launched in 2016. It seeks to tackle issues around six key themes: drug and alcohol dependency, children's services, early years, young people, older people's services, and healthy lives.
The final and in principle awards have just been granted and you can view them in the document below. This shares information about each project, where it is based, the cohort that will be supported, as well as how it will work. Many of the projects also highlight the proposed savings that the intervention seeks to make for the local authority.
To view a brief overview of the Round 3 applications that includes the money granted you can look at the document below. The total amount of funding granted in this round is £48 million of the total £80 million Life Chances Fund.
Examples of the projects that have received funding include: