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Investing in Communities Fund – deadline for applications 14 June

The Investing in Communities Fund is a new communities fund to tackle disadvantage, poverty and inequality that encourages community-led development, design and delivery of sustainable local solutions addressing local issues, circumstances and aspirations across a broad range of community led activity. Grants of up to £250,000 are available over three years. You can find more …

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Scottish Social Growth Fund

Delivered by Social Impact Scotland, the Social Growth Fund will benefit community initiatives, including schemes to create employment and protect the environment. The money will enable social enterprises, charities and voluntary groups to deliver community projects while contributing to the wider economy. Organisations will be able to access affordable and flexible loans of between £100,000 …

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CFHS development fund

It has been decided not to run our development fund in 2019. Our thanks go to all those community initiatives who have achieved so much with so little over the years. We intend exploring the impact and influence these small amounts of funding have had and will no doubt be in touch with a number …

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Investing in Communities Fund

An Investing in Communities Fund has recently been launched by the Scottish Government. The new streamlined fund includes the former Fare Food Transformation Fund and is intended to encourage “community-led development, design and delivery of sustainable local solutions addressing local issues, circumstances and aspirations across a broad range of community led activity”. The funding is …

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Community growing fund

The Community Growing Fund is an £80,000 Scottish Government grant scheme to help people grow and learn about food. Community groups, public bodies and third sector organisations can apply for a grant of up to £3,000 to support existing or set up new ‘grow your own’ projects. More information and details of how to apply …

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Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grants

To celebrate 100 years, Tesco have launched special bagsofhelp Centenary Grants. £25,000; £15,000 and £10,000 is available to projects that benefit the community across 5 regional areas in Scotland. In the July/August 2019 voting period, projects with a Health and Wellbeing theme, and projects focusing on cancer, heart disease and diabetes will be prioritised. In the November/December …

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It’s the first ever UK Malnutrition week! 1- 7 October

One in ten people aged over 65 in the UK is malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. In Scotland, Eat Well Age Well are hoping to maximise the impact of the week and have recently launched their Small Ideas, Big Impact Fund which aims to encourage groups and individuals to test ideas that will prevent, detect and/ …

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Eat Well Age Well Roadshows

The Eat Well Age Well team is currently touring across Scotland to promote its Small Ideas, Big Impact fund, which is due to launch on 1 October 2018. This fund has been specifically designed so that individuals, community groups, social enterprises, charities and public-sector workers can test out their ideas around the theme of older …

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Tesco Bags of Help Programme

Applications for the Tesco Bags of Help Programme are invited in the Tesco Ellon, Blairgowrie, Monifeith and Oban store area. For Ellon, Blairgowrie and Monifeith – contact Rita Callander rita.callander@greenspacescotland.org.uk Tel 07825 678321 For Oban – contact Tamara Hedderwick tamara.hedderwick@greenspacescotland.org.uk Tel 07825 671968 Groups can apply for funding between £1000 and £4000 for projects that …

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Empowering Communities Fund

Recently launched by the Scottish Government’s Communities Secretary, Angela Constance, this fund, which has £20 million available for 2018/19, comprises a number of targeted funds and programmes: the Strengthening Communities programme: the People and Communities Fund; the Community Choices fund; and the Aspiring Communities Fund. More information and details of how to apply to these …

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