Making Places 2018/2019 initiative launched

News story posted: 03/08/2018

Scottish Government has launched the 2018/19 Making Places initativeScottish Government has launched the 2018 to 2019 Making Places initiative to encourage communities to positively and actively contribute to the development of their local places. Making Places represents a broadening of the charrette mainstreaming programme to support communities at all stages of their thinking.


Projects should demonstrate a strong emphasis on tackling inequality, and will have a clear ambition to combat disadvantage through community activity and creative thinking.


The making places initiative making places offers two funding options:


  • The Place Standard Conversations Fund will support communities who are keen to develop their understanding of place and build their skills and confidence. To apply to this fund, please use the attached application form.
  • The Community-led Design Fund will support communities to participate in and lead design events, such as workshops and charrettes.


A prospectus is available from the Scottish Government website which contains more information about the funding as well as examples of design processes and other guidance: https://beta.gov.scot/publications/making-places-initiative-2018-2018-prospectus-and-application-form/Making%20Places%20-%20Prospectus%20document%202018%20%20Colour.pdf?inline=true


The closing date for applications to the Making Places Initiative is Friday 28 September. The closing date for applications for the Place Standard Conversations Fund is 31 October 2018.


For more information, including how to apply, please visit: https://beta.gov.scot/publications/making-places-initiative-2018-2018-prospectus-and-application-form/

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