Essex Floods Funding


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Essex County Council have announced that they will be continuing their funding for local groups to apply for funding to address flooding in their local areas.

Essex County Council Flood Partnership Programme Year 2 Grant 2016/17

This is the second phase of the grant contribution component of the Essex County Council five year Capital Programme budget. It is intended to contribute towards the delivery of schemes which result in protecting residential properties in Essex County from ordinary watercourse, ground water and surface water flooding. Although not an exhaustive list, eligible bodies to make applications include, Town and Parish Councils, District, Borough and City Councils, Community groups, The Environment Agency, Water supply and Sewerage, Essex Highways, Essex Fire and Rescue Service, Voluntary Organisations, Charities, Conservation Bodies and Landowners and Farmers. The application will be open from March 31, 2016 and closes September 1, 2016. We would welcome the opportunity for your members to make applications for projects.

All the application materials can be found on the website here: or contact ‘Dipo Lafinhan to discuss your ideas, Flood Partnerships Funding Co-ordinator on 03330139512 or

Applications can be sent to

Flood Programme Grant Guidance Notes Generic