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  • Funding to support new ideas in rural communities

    Created: 13/09/2021, Updated: 22/09/2021

    Rural Communities Testing Change Fund is new and is designed to allow applicants to apply for funding to test an idea, by testing a new way of working/running a pilot project.

    Small and Large grants are available up to £50,000. All grants must be fully spent by end of March 2022 and 100% of funding can be applied for.

    Eligible areas are either LEADER eligible areas or communities that are defined as being rural by meeting the definition of a rural community as defined by the Scottish Government

    Who can apply?

    Not-for-profit community groups in rural areas.

    How to apply?

    Apply online via the Inspiring Scotland website.

    When to apply?

    The fund will close for applications at 12:00 on Friday 08 October.

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