Funding newsflash

(adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council)

There are two new sources of  grant funded from the carrier bag charge.

Edinburgh4community

For more targeted funding searches you can use edinburgh4community which enables you to  enter details about your groups and purpose of grant sought. There is also a short YouTube video showing how to do a search.

Meet the Funders Event on Thursday 23 April 2015
Central Library, George IV Bridge , Edinburgh
Free drop in between 1pm & 4pm

28 exhibitors have already booked in. Here’s the list.

 

SOURCE OF SUPPORT THEMES MIN/ MAX ELIGIBILITY CONTACT DEADLINES
Community
Postcode Community Trust

 

Advancement of community development, health, environmental improvements. £500 to £20k

£2k to 20K registered charities only

Constituted voluntary groups http://www.postcodecommunitytrust.org.uk/postcode-community-trust/community-grants-scheme-to-launch.htm Quarter 3

31/7/15

Sainsbury’s Scottish Community Grant Fund

(proceeds from sale of carrier bags)

 

Healthy eating, family, kids, health, arts, environment, social welfare. Up to £500 Constituted voluntary groups http://www.ccworks.co.uk/sainsburys.html

 

1st round

28 February 2015

Asda Carrier Bag Community Grants

 

 

 Good causes in local communities.  Running costs, training, equipment, materials, marketing. Up to £2,000 Constituted voluntary groups https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/programmes/asda/

 

Rolling programme – no deadlines
Churches
National Churches Trust Community Grant Scheme

 

 

 

 

Facilities to enable increased community use .  Capital works –  additions & extensions, accessible toilets, catering facilities. Value of project £25k minimum. £5,000 plus

contribution

Any Christian  place of worship http://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/our-grants/community-grants

 

 

Various
Scotland’s Churches Trust

 

Preservation, repairs upkeep. Not stated Any Christian  place of worship http://www.scotlandschurchestrust.org.uk/grants/

 

Various
Sport
City of Edinburgh Council Active Edinburgh Funding Programme Support physical activity & sports events taking place from April 2015 to March 2016

 

Up to £3,000 Constituted voluntary groups http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20011/leisure_sport_and_culture/1206/active_edinburgh_event_funding

 

Monday 16 March 2015

Maureen Thompson | Policy Assistant | Local Community Planning | Services for Communities | The City of Edinburgh Council | The Drum Brae Library Hub, 81 Drum Brae Drive, Edinburgh, EH4 7FE | Phone 0131 469 3595

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