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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

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BSA - The Highlands and Islands Climate Change Community Grant

Summary

The British Science Association’s (BSA) Highlands and Islands Climate Change Community Grant will offer grants to community groups in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland to work with a researcher to run a project exploring a local climate issue that matters to them.

Community groups – especially those who do not typically engage with science, research and innovation – are invited to apply for funding to support projects based on a new idea or building on existing work by the community that would benefit from partnership with a researcher. They are particularly keen to hear from communities about projects that seek to explore ways of adapting to the effects of climate change, for example, extreme weather events or decreased air quality.

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Geographical areas funded: North Ayrshire Argyll & Bute Highland Moray Na h-Eileanan Siar Orkney Shetland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant
Type of cost:
Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

To be eligible for a grant, the application must come from a representative from a community group (rather than a researcher) and groups must be community-based. Communities and activities should be based in the Highlands and Islands – specifically for this grant defined as based in the following council areas: Highland Council, Moray Council, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Orkney Islands Council, Shetland Islands, Argyll and Bute Council, Isle of Arran and Isle of Cumbrae.

Exclusions

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When to apply

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 31 January 2022.

Next deadline: 31st Jan 2022

How to apply

Apply online via the British Science Association website. You can register you interest using the online form.

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Activites funded: Community development & regeneration Community facilities Transport Environment Energy

Beneficiaries funded: General public Rural communities Local communities

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