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Sustainable Development Fund

If you have a potential project in mind and could start and finish it before March 2019, have a read through the criteria and guidance documents below. We are now open for applications for 2018-19, however we strongly advise that you contact Kate Dougan, the fund administrator for an informal chat about your project before you apply.

What to do next

1. Take the Criteria Checklist Test

2. Check out the fund's FAQs 

3. Fill in your application form with help from the application guidance notes

4. See What happens next?

Take a look at some examples of previously funded projects through SDF.

Image Credit Caroline Dickens

Image Credit Caroline Dickens

Over the past 14 years, the Norfolk Coast Partnership via the Sustainable Development Fund, has helped fund around 65 projects, investing nearly £500,000 directly into the local communities of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Contact us

For help with queries, further information or to discuss a project idea, please feel free to contact Kate Dougan on 01328 850530 or

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