A Scottish Government fund which supports locally developed regeneration projects, helping to support and create jobs and build sustainable communities.
Opened: 23 Jan 2023
Next deadline: 20 Feb 2023
Funds are available for capital projects which improve quality of life and economic prosperity of communities within 10km of participating renewable energy developments at Whitelee, Pates Hill, Stallashaw and Blacklaw.
Organisations running local gala events and summer festivals can apply for financial help. Also supports play schemes run by parents and volunteers.
Awards For All supports projects that aim to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. Priorities are: bringing communities together, improving places that matter to communities, and enabling people to fulfil their potential.
The fund will help communities take ownership of the land and buildings that matter to them, as well as practical support to develop their aspirations into viable projects.
Community Vehicle Grants focuses on work that addresses the impacts of poverty and/or trauma under one or more of the following themes: Financial wellbeing, Emotional wellbeing and relationships, and Educational and work pathways.
Large Grants focuses on work that addresses the impacts of poverty and/or trauma under one or more of the following themes: Financial wellbeing, Emotional wellbeing and relationships, and Educational and work pathways.
Improving Lives aims to support activity that helps people overcome difficulties and become more resilient.
This funding aims to support communities to improve the places in which they live and the wellbeing of those most in need. Projects should be people-led, connected, and strengths-based.
The Trust supports opportunities for young people in Dumfries and Galloway, primarily aged 15-25. The focus is on helping young people move forward in their lives, whether by grants to organisations or to individual young people.