Grants of between £2,000 and £40,000 are available for projects with a maximum total project cost of £250,000.
The funding is available to a variety of not-for-profit organisations in Scotland, such as charities, community councils, church or community organisations and voluntary groups. Groups must be constituted and have a bank account to apply for the funding, which is aimed at supporting a range of applications that align with the Scottish Landfill Communities Fund’s Objects.
The project site must be owned, leased or under long-term formal management agreement by the applying organisation. Any lease or management agreement must be in place before any application is made and have at least five years left to run.
All projects must be for the benefit of the general public.
Deadline is Wednesday November 27.
Further information: https://fcccommunitiesfoundation.org.uk/funds/fcc-scottish-action-fund
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