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  • Scotland Loves Local Fund

    Created: 10/08/2021

    The Scottish Government's Scotland Loves Local Fund aims to empower communities by enabling local delivery, and giving them support and guidance to help them achieve aims important to them. The Fund will support eligible groups to develop projects to build the wealth of our local communities, revitalise our local places, town centres, or 20 minute neighbourhoods; increasing footfall and activity. This will be by encouraging communities to ‘think, choose and love local’, improving, supporting, and promoting local places, and communities.

    Examples of relevant actions include:

    • marketing and advertising;
    • providing information for local residents/residents;
    • small scale green infrastructure projects; and/or
    • refurbishment/enhancement of vacant and derelict sites.

    Who can apply?

    Constituted groups with bank accounts and suitable governance controls, and where a recovery plan has been agreed in partnership with the local authority. Organisations include Town Centre Partnerships, Town Teams, Traders or Business Associations, Chambers of Commerce, Community or Development Trusts, Housing Associations, Council-led initiatives, CICs, SCIOs and Charitable Community Groups.

    How to apply?

    Full guidance and application form are available via Scotland Loves Local website.

    When to apply?

    Applications for the fund are open from 09 August 2021 until 17:00 on 01 October.

     




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