How to apply

The application window for Round 1 of the Skills & Opportunity Fund 2017 has now closed.


But don’t worry, there will be another opportunity to apply in August. In the meantime, if you’d like to learn more about the funding opportunities in your area, why not visit our Regional Priorities page.


You can also help determine which projects in your community receive funding by taking part in the Round 1 public vote. The voting window will be open from 21st April to 5th May so come back and visit us then.

Key dates

Stage Date
Application opens Friday 3rd Feb
Application closes Friday 3rd March
Shortlist announced Friday 7th April
Public vote opens Friday 21st April
Public vote closes Friday 5th May
Announcement of winners Tuesday 6th June