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Communities will be better able to identify local needs and take action in response to them

People will have increased skills and confidence, so that they continue to identify and respond to needs in the future


The community will make a difference to the needs it prioritises

People will feel that their area is an even better place to live.

Sompting Big Local is funded through the Big Local initiative. This is radically different from any other funding programmes.

At the heart of Big Local is a vision of empowered, resilient, dynamic, asset-rich communities making their own decisions on what is best for their area.

The initiative gave at least £1million of funding to Sompting for between 10-15 years.

Sompting Big Local is a partnership of Local residents who have volunteered to help steer the project.

Sompting Big Local is supported by Community Works. Their role is administer and account for the distribution of the  funding, support our worker and members of the partnership.