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  • FCC Scottish Action Fund

    Created: 21/03/2024
    News/Events Category: Funding and Finance


    The FCC Scottish Action Fund offers funding to projects through the Scottish Landfill Communities Fund (SLCF). It will consider applications across all types of projects included in the SLCF:

    • Land Reclamation (Object A): The reclamation, remediation, restoration or other operation on land to facilitate economic, social or environmental use
    • Community Recycling (Object B): Community based recycling, re-use and waste prevention projects
    • Public Amenities and Parks (Object C): To provide, maintain or improve a public park or other public amenity
    • Biodiversity (Object D): The conservation or promotion of biological diversity through the provision, conservation, restoration or enhancement of a natural habitat or the maintenance or recovery of a species in its natural habitat
    • Historic Buildings (Object E): The maintenance, repair or restoration of a building, other structure or a site of archaeological interest which is a place of religious worship, or a site of historic or architectural or archaeological interest and is open to the public

    Fund award sizes

    Minimum: £2,000

    Maximum: £40,000

    Annually awarded: £500,000

    Who can apply

    Charities, community councils, church or community organisations and voluntary groups can apply for funding as long as they are operated on a not-for-profit basis and have a formal constitution and bank account. In addition Local Authorities can also apply.

    Exclusions

    This fund lists a large number of exclusions including:

    • Purchase of land
    • Revenue or salary costs of staff including training and travel costs
    • Construction of new buildings or extensions to existing buildings
    • Village or town centre enhancements

    How to apply

    Apply online via the FCC Communities Foundation website.

    The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Wednesday 05 June 2024.




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