SSE - Clyde Dumfries and Galloway Community Fund
Provides funding to community and charitable projects in Carronbridge, Closeburn, Durisdeer, Johnstone, Kirkonnel & Kelloholm, Kirkmichael, Kirkpatrick Juxta, Moffat & District, Royal Burgh of Sanquhar & District, Thornhill, Wamphray and Wanlockhead Community Council areas.
The amounts available for distribution vary, depending on each area's previous funding commitments with some areas already full committed. Check funder website for which areas are open.
Grants are available to legally-constituted community groups, non-profit organisations and registered charities supporting projects which:
- enhance quality of life for local residents
- contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities
- promote community spirit and encourage community activity.
Geographical areas funded: Dumfries & Galloway
- Type of funding:
- Type of cost:
- Capital, Revenue
Fund award sizes
- Annually awarded:
- Premium information
Notes on award amounts: Premium information
Who can apply
Micro grants from the Community Councils are available to individuals or non-constituted groups, as well as constituted groups, for activity which will benefit the local community. Constituted community groups, not-for-profit organisations and registered charities working to benefit people in one or more of the 12 community council areas can apply for an award from the main fund. Organisations do not need to be registered charities.
When to apply
The fund normally operates two funding rounds per year. Upcoming deadlines are:
- 14 January 2022 for meeting in March 2022
Next deadline: 14th Jan 2022
How to apply
The Clyde Dumfries and Galloway Community Fund is managed by Foundation Scotland on behalf of SSE. Decisions on awards are made by a local Community Panel representing each of the 12 communities. For application forms and guidelines visit the website. They welcome pre-application enquiries.
Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training General charitable activities Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities
Beneficiaries funded: Local communities
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