Local Digital Fund
In the year that the Local Digital movement turned two years old, we saw some huge shifts as a team and as a department. Although COVID-19 response dominated our focus in 2020, there were also plenty of positive developments and …
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 …
MHCLG has awarded further funding to 6 projects through the Local Digital Fund. Read about the projects that are continuing their work to fix the plumbing of public services.
Round 4 of the Local Digital Fund is opening soon. Find out about who can apply in this round funding and how the team plan to help other digital projects in local government.
MHCLG pledged to train 1000 local authority staff as part of our mission to support the 'Local Digital' movement. Read about how the Local Digital Collaboration Unit have achieved this and how your local authority can access free digital training.
Round 3 of the Local Digital Fund has closed and MHCLG has backed 7 more collaborative digital projects across local government. Find out how the decisions were made and which projects have received funding.
The award decisions from round 2 of the Local Digital Fund have been announced. Find out more about the 6 projects continuing to fix the plumbing of local government services.
The Local Digital Fund is opening to applications from new collaborative projects across local government. Read about the changes made to the application process by the Local Digital team, and the evidence that has informed their thinking.
It's been one year since the Local Digital Declaration was published. The Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG reflect upon the achievements so far, and how their future work can further deliver upon the promises and principles of the Declaration.
Members of the Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG have been working closely with the 16 Local Digital Fund projects. Read about the information they're gathering, how they aim to measure the value of collaborative working and the collaborative tools that the funded projects have utilised so far.