Apply for Section 106 funds

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To be eligible for Section 106 (S106) funding, a project must provide improved or increased community or social infrastructure such as community facilities and green space projects which are needed as a result of a new development taking place. The facilities provided must be open to the general public and have public and community benefits.

All community based organisations that operate on a not-for-profit basis in Carmarthenshire can apply for funding.

If your application is successful the amount of funding awarded will depend on the amount of S106 money available for your community.  Projects can be supported with 100% of the project costs if sufficient monies are available.  However, you are encouraged to seek matching funding from other grant bodies and community sources where possible so that the S106 funds can support as many local projects as possible. 

You will need to provide the following information as part of your application:

  • Details of the project
  • How section 106 funds will be used
  • Benefits of the project to the community
  • Whether it has been endorsed by the Town and Community Council or Local Councillor
  • Organisation details and main contact for the application
  • Projected costs, funding and maintenance/sustainability.

To apply for Section 106 funding, download and complete the application form and return to Planningobligations@Carmarthenshire.gov.uk.

Download Section 106 funds application form

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