(copied from an email from CEC)
Thousands of pounds worth of grants are available to community groups looking to spruce up local community paths.
Scotland’s walking charity Paths for All has launched the 2020 Community Paths Grants programme which is offering funding of up to £1500 to constituted groups and organisations looking to create, promote and maintain parts of the path network.
Now, community organisations and registered charities such as community councils, development trusts and community woodland groups working in Scotland are being encouraged to apply for funding.
The deadline for Expressions of Interest is Monday, 13 April with applications closing on May 11, 2020.
(adapted from an email from Edinburgh University)
The University of Edinburgh is offering some public services and activities to local communities and organisations in the Edinburgh region, via a new initiative called Edinburgh Local. This involves:
- A community grants fund which local organisations and projects can apply for up to £5,000.
- Free events and activities on a huge range of topics that are usually free and open to the public
- Volunteering and support for communities, including helping in local schools/workshops for kids and other things.
Sign up for their newsletter at www.ed.ac.uk/local/contact to find out about their events and services to support communities. Or contact them via
0131 650 4063 | 07905118047 | email@example.com
University of Edinburgh | Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability
www.ed.ac.uk/local | 9 Hope Park Square, Meadow Lane, EH8 9NP
(Adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council)
Funds are available in each of the three Neighbourhood Partnership Community Grants Funds for the South East Locality. These funds will be available until the end of March 2018. The Neighbourhood Partnership can award grants of up to £5,000: organisations and groups can use these for local community activity that supports the work of the Partnership and/or the Locality Improvement Plan.
For information on the process and an application form, please visit:
(adapted from an email from Loraine Duckworth of Edinburgh Council)
Climate Challenge Fund opens for applications
Community-led organisations from across Scotland are invited to apply to the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) for funding to support local projects that tackle climate change. Download How to apply (PDF) and content and images for websites (PDF).
CCF grants of up to £150,000 per organisation, per year, are available for projects taking place between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2020*. The deadline to submit an Expression of Interest, the first stage of the application process for a CCF Grant, is 17:00 on 28 August 2017. Continue reading