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Tackling Poverty – Funding available through Dumfries and Galloway Council

Do you want to stand up to poverty?
Do you have an idea you want to talk up?
This is your chance to take action and tackle poverty and make a real difference for those who need it the most.


Our Council has made available £240,000 to fund projects developed by community groups and local people which will make a real difference by standing up to poverty in their communities.

Get your application in quickly to apply today for an area based grant or grants of up to £20,000.

Closing date for you to stand up, talk up and take action is midnight on 21st December 2017.

Through a participatory budgeting approach we are giving local people the chance to vote on which projects they want to see funded and make a difference to local people’s lives.


Full details and how to apply can be seen here:

Music for All – Music in the Community

Grants are available to UK based community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities. The Music in the Community grants programme is administered Music for All, which is the charity of the UK musical instrument industry. … read more

Water Rates Exemption – Survey

Many local organisations have been affected by the changes introduces to water rates exemption eligibility. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is now part of a national review group set up by the Scottish Government to review the scheme and they need your help. read more

Getting your Voice heard in Community Planning

Do you ever wonder

What terms like Community Planning, Community Engagement or Community Empowerment mean for you as a Third Sector organisation?
How to influence decision making, including the development of local plans and strategies for the benefit of your service users?
What Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway can do to support you to have your voice (and those of your clients) heard at a strategic level? read more

Election Time – Again!

We are looking for nominations to become a Trustee on the Board of Dumfries and Galloway Third Sector Interface. If you would like more information or to discuss this and what it entails in more detail, please contact either Claire Brown or Graham Bartlett. More about the AGM and Election of Trustees follows… read more