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Local Digital Fund

Building confidence and expertise in local government for successful digital transformation

In the Local Digital Declaration, we outline our commitment to ‘creating the conditions for genuine organisational transformation to happen’. A key element of this is ensuring there are the training courses, knowledge sharing, and communities of practice, needed to create …

Modernising planning software in collaboration with councils and their suppliers

The Digital Planning Software Programme: supporting the improvement of digital planning software

Our digital planning software work is moving into a new phase of collaboration and delivery with Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) and software providers. We continue to build on the success of the Reducing Invalid Planning Applications (RIPA) and Back Office …

We’re awarding funding to 9 projects through Round 5 of the Local Digital Fund

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Today we’re pleased to announce the 9 council-led digital projects that will be awarded funding through Round 5 of the Local Digital Fund. The aim of the Local Digital Fund is to help councils transform their digital services in line …

Creating a more flexible funding model for the Local Digital Fund

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Since 2018, the Local Digital Collaboration Unit (LDCU) has funded 35 projects through multiple phases of work and across five rounds of funding - including our relatively recent C-19 Challenge. Through the Local Digital Fund, we’ve given out nearly £5 …

We’ve funded 11 collaborative projects through the Local Digital COVID-19 Challenge

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The Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG is delighted to announce the 11 projects that will be awarded funding through the Local Digital COVID-19 Challenge. This special edition of the Local Digital Fund was launched to support data and digital …