10,000 Voices in Action

The 10,000 Voices in Action round three is open. £60,000 funding is up for grabs for youth led projects in Dumfries and Galloway. Youth groups, schools and organisations working with young people can apply for a share of the fund with £5000 allocated in each of the 12 ward areas of Dumfries and Galloway for… Read more »

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Heritage & Place Programme

The Heritage & Place Programme from Historic Environment Scotland is an area-based funding programme that aims to contribute to the development of vibrant and sustainable places in Scotland, through community-led regeneration of the historic environment. It supports the development and delivery of heritage focused schemes within conservation areas, or alternatively distinctive heritage areas with local… Read more »

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Carscreugh Renewable Energy Park Ltd

Carscreugh Renewable Energy Park Fund became operational in 2014, and it will pay community benefit for the 25-year lifetime of the wind farm. Six community councils are eligible for funding through the CREPL Community Fund: Cree Valley; Kirkcowan; New Luce; Port William; Stoneykirk; Old Luce. Payments are made directly to Community Councils, or similar organisations,… Read more »

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Cairnryan Community Fund

This fund will support community-led activity in Cairnryan with an emphasis on rural regeneration. Applications must benefit the community of Cairnryan, Dumfries and Galloway, which is geographically defined by the community council boundaries. Cairnryan is funded by ScottishPower Renewables community benefit fund from its Glen App Windfarm in South Ayrshire and Greencoat UK Wind Ltd,… Read more »

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Blackcraig Wind Farm Community Fund

Blackcraig Wind Farm Community Fund is provided by Blackcraig Wind Farm (Scotland) Ltd from its Blackcraig wind farm in Dumfries and Galloway. Main grants from the fund can support projects located within or directly benefiting people in the following community council areas: Balmaclellan, Balmaghie, Carsphairn, Corsock and Kirkpatrick Durham, Crossmichael and District, Dalry, Dunscore, Glencairn,… Read more »

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North Rhins Wind Farm Community Fund

The North Rhins Wind Farm became operational in 2010 and it will pay community benefit for the 25-year lifetime of the wind farm. Payments are made directly to Community Councils, or similar organisations, to use or distribute to groups that are active in their communities. Ten community councils are eligible for funding from the fund:… Read more »

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Old Luce Community Fund

This charitable fund is provided by Barlockhart Moor Wind Energy Ltd; Carscreugh Renewable Energy Park Ltd; Glenchamber Wind Energy Ltd, SSE, 2020 Renewables, Greencoat and ScottishPower Renewables, owners of nearby wind farms, who channel their community benefit funds through this single fund. The fund has been established by Old Luce Community Council, with the aspiration… Read more »

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Scottish Land Fund

The Fund supports urban and rural communities to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and land assets. It offers grants of £5000 up to £1 million to help communities take ownership of the land and buildings that matter to them, as well as practical support to develop their aspirations… Read more »

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The Naturesave Trust

The Trust obtains 100 per cent of its funding from the premiums generated by Naturesave Insurance. The Trust focuses primarily on grant funding for environmental projects, but also funds environmental consultations for SMEs and a long running tree planting programme. Over many years, the Naturesave Trust has provided a wide variety of grants mainly to… Read more »

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Charities.connected

If you’re a charity that needs support for digital inclusion programmes, you can apply for free Vodafone SIMs, each loaded with 20GB data plus unlimited calls and texts to be used over 6 months. You can use these however you like – for example, to help stay in touch with service users, or deliver training… Read more »

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South of Scotland Tree Planting Grant Scheme

The South of Scotland Tree Planting Grant scheme includes the whole of the Dumfries and Galloway area and seeks to grow the numbers of woodland trees with small areas of planting to benefit the Dumfries and Galloway landscape whilst promoting the guardianship of woodland environments in local communities. The scheme is funded by the National… Read more »

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The Mushroom Trust

The Mushroom Trust is a Scottish charitable trust that donates funds to a number of organisations and charities primarily involved in the improvement of green spaces with a particular focus on horticulture. The Trustees have made a variety of donations ranging from £500 to £10,000. Typically the Trustees make grants of up to £5000 to… Read more »

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