£eith Decides 2016

(Adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council dated 16 October, with apologies for not publishing this sooner)

The Leith Neighbourhood Partnership and the £eith Decides Steering Group are delighted to announce that this year £22,092 will be allocated to local projects chosen by local people.

Applications for funding will be accepted from 24 October to 5pm 18 November 2015. Voting on the projects will take place in late January and early February 2016, with applicants showcasing projects at a community event on Saturday 6 February, at the end of which the results will be announced.

If you are interested in applying, download an application form from www.edinburghnp.org.uk/leith or collect one from Leith Library or McDonald Road Library between these dates.

Not sure if your group or project would be eligible? If you need some help or have any questions about £eith Decides

  • come along to our information session at 11am on Saturday 24 October at McDonald Road Library (no need to book, just turn up)
  • or get in touch direct with Katie at leith.decides@edinburgh.gov.uk

A press release will be circulated but please do start to circulate to groups that you think may like to apply, and encourage people to come along to the information session. We really want to share with people the longer term benefits of being involved in this process, and support people to take part.