Funding and training opportunities, participatory budgeting videos

(adapted from an email from Loraine Duckworth of Edinburgh Council)

Climate Challenge Fund opens for applications

Community-led organisations from across Scotland are invited to apply to the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) for funding to support local projects that tackle climate change.  Download How to apply (PDF) and content and images for websites (PDF).

CCF grants of up to £150,000 per organisation, per year, are available for projects taking place between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2020*. The deadline to submit an Expression of Interest, the first stage of the application process for a CCF Grant, is 17:00 on 28 August 2017. Continue reading

Some funding opportunities

(based on information sent by Loraine Duckworth of Edinburgh Council)

OneCity Trust

The OneCity Trust is pleased to announce that its main grant programme is now open for applications. Registered charities and constituted groups based in Edinburgh and focussing their work in the city with an annual income of less than £200,000 are invited to apply for funding for social inclusion projects meeting one or more of the priorities of (1) community connectedness (2) cultural bridging (3) civic inclusion

For more information, go to www.onecity.org.uk, telephone Elaine McCafferty on 0131 469 3856 or email 1718applications@onecity.org.uk.

Edinburgh Trust Community Fund

This is a new fund which registered charities, constituted groups, non-constituted groups, and individuals are all eligible to apply to. The application closing date is fairly soon: 21 April 2017.

To apply, go to http://www.evoc.org.uk/updates/edinburgh-trust-community-programme

For help with applications contact Christina Hinds, Development Worker, Telephone: 0131 555 9103

Some funding opportunities

(adapted from an email from Katie Swann, Partnership Development Officer)

Greenspace Scotland Tesco Grants for open spaces, equipment, community events, sport, leisure activities & they are looking for more Edinburgh applications. Open to community groups,  schools & local authorities
http://greenspacescotland.org.uk/bags-of-help.aspx

Voluntary Arts Scotland new booklet - Cash for Culture Guide to Fundraising for voluntary led creative groups
https://www.voluntaryarts.org/cash-for-culture

The Spirit of Women Changemakers Grant which will fund activity to improve the wellbeing of women and girls.
http://www.evoc.org.uk/noticeboard/notices/the-spirit-of-women-changemakers-small-grants/

There’s some new funding available as part of the People’s Health Trust that might be of interest to you.
http://www.evoc.org.uk/updates/active-communities-funding-campaign/

Katie Swann | Partnership Development Officer | City of Edinburgh Council | South East Locality | City Chambers | Level 9, 329 High Street | Edinburgh | EH1 1PN | 0131 529 7492 | katie.swann@edinburgh.gov.uk

OneCity Trust Grant fund open for applications

The OneCity Trust is now open for funding applications. The deadline is 29 April 2016. Click the graphic for more information.

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Registered charities and constituted groups based in Edinburgh and focussing their work in the city with an annual income of less than £200,000 are invited to apply for funding for social inclusion projects.

Susan Shippey | Policy Consultant | Department of Health and Social Care | City of Edinburgh Council  |  Business Centre 1/8, 4 East Market Street | Edinburgh, EH8 8BG | Tel 0131 469 3874  |  Fax 0131 529 6217
email: susan.shippey@edinburgh.gov.uk

Waste Action Grants – deadline approaching

(copied from a post on Leith Links CC's website)

Communities across Edinburgh are being urged to submit their applications to the City of Edinburgh Council for a Waste Action Grant as the deadline fast approaches. Grants are available to fund eco-friendly projects that will encourage more people in the Capital to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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City Centre Neighbourhood Partnership Public Meeting

(adapted from an email from Katie Swann of Edinburg Council)

When: Thursday 26 March 7-8.30pm
Where: The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR (click for directions and info)
Theme: Supporting local action thought the Community Grants Fund

Thinking about applying in 2015/16? Or interested in how a small grant can have big outcomes? Please come along to hear about recent projects in the city centre, share your ideas and get advice about applying. Find out more about the Fund at http://www.edinburghnp.org.uk/neighbourhood-partnerships/city-centre/about/community-grants-information.

Papers will be available at http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/cpol one week before the meeting. The Melting Pot is fully accessible with a portable infra-red hearing assistance system that can be set up in the room.
If you have access requirements you would like to make us aware of please email the venue via bookings@themeltingpotedinburgh.org.uk.

Regards
Katie

Katie Swann l Partnership Development Officer l City of Edinburgh Council l City Centre & Leith Neighbourhood Team l City Chambers l Level 9, 329 High Street l Edinburgh l EH1 1PN l 0131 529 7492 katie.swann@edinburgh.gov.uk

Meet the funders!

(adapted from a flyer and email from Edinburgh Council)

Do you have a community project? Does it need funds? If so, this event is for you!

When: Thursday 23 April 2015, 1.00 – 4.00pm
Where: The Central Library,George IV Bridge Edinburgh
What: 'Meet the Funders is a free public marketplace event providing access to funding information for community projects.'

See below the cut for more details.

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