Climate Challenge Funding: Applications WANTED

The Climate Challenge Fund is open for applications from community led-organisations including community councils, but please act quickly as the deadlines are fast approaching!

Climate Change Minister Aileen McLeod has confirmed the Fund will continue for another year, after it was allocated £10.3 million in the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget 2016-17.

The hugely successful Climate Challenge Fund has supported 756 community-led schemes since 2008, including energy efficiency, sustainable travel, local food growing projects and initiatives to tackle waste.

Community-led organisations including community councils across to are invited to apply for a share of the £10.3 million funding with grants up to £150,000 available per project.

Community-led organisations currently in receipt of a CCF grant must have submitted a completed application by 19/02/16

All other community-led organisations must have submitted an Expression of Interest by 5/02/16 and a completed application by 19/02/16

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This is a good opportunity to see the results of the 2011 Census for Leith and discuss what this tells us about the Leith of today.  Everyone welcome. 

Leith NP logo

Information and discussion

Thursday 3 April 2014, 7.00 pm –8.45 pm,

Parkside Primary School

(Bun-sgoil Taobh na Pairce)

139B Bonnington Road, Edinburgh, EH6 5NQ


An opportunity for all to contribute. All welcome.

Come early for a Tour of the School at 6.15 pm

and refreshments from 6.45pm

Organised by the Leith Neighbourhood Partnership

Further information from Loraine Duckworth, 0131 529 6194