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Community publications and websites

Funding is available for community groups to set up or their own magazine, newspaper, newsletter or website.

Further information

To be eligible for funding you just need to demonstrate how the funding criteria will be met. These include:

  • What you want to achieve with your publication
  • How and in which area of Leicester city the publication will be distributed
  • How you plan to involve local people in the publication and how local people will be able to contribute content
  • How you will fund the publication after the initial contribution from us

The full list of criteria can be found on the funding request form.

Making a request

If you are interested you can apply for funding by completing the community publication funding request form.

The communications team will assess the request and will give a recommendation to Deputy City Mayor, Rory Palmer, who will make the final decision.

You will be informed of the decision within four weeks of your request.