The Coastal Communities Fund provides funding for projects which create jobs in coastal areas.

The fund is administered by the Big Lottery Fund.


  • private sector company
  • local authority
  • other public sector body
  • charity
  • voluntary and community sector organisation
  • social enterprise, including co-operatives and community initiatives
  • development agency


Applications to apply for round 5 have now closed. 

We will provide more details about how to apply for future rounds here.

More information

Visit the Big Lottery Fund to find out more about the fund and read the progress reports. 

You can also phone 0845 4 10 20 30 or email