Upper Nithsdale Arts and Community Initiative was one of the latest successes in bids to The Robertson Trust.
The organisation was awarded £51,000 across three years for the salary cost of the manager of their A’ the Airts centre.
It was one of 43 organisations to share a total of almost £1.7million in the latest round of awards.
Currently, the funding is aimed at constituted community groups and registered charities who are working to alleviate poverty and trauma in Scotland.
Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Development Trust was the other success in the region being given £7500 towards a community vehicle
To find out more about the Trust click here: www.therobertsontrust.org.uk/