Government announces emergency funding for community radio stations


The government has announced emergency funding to help community radio stations through the coronavirus pandemic.

The £400,000 Community Radio Fund is to be redirected to help struggling stations meet core costs of providing vital programming to local communities during the public health crisis.

Ofcom has published the application form and guidance notes for those stations who wish to apply for an emergency cash grant. This includes the eligibility criteria and information on the application and award process.

The application process begins on Monday 4th May and closes on Monday 11th May at 17:00.

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