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SURF Awards 2021
The SURF awards are delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government to highlight, celebrate, and share the achievements of local initiatives that combat physical, social, and economic challenges in communities across Scotland.
Tesco Community Grants Open for Applications
Community groups across the UK including community councils are being invited to apply for funding for local projects that matter to them. The Tesco Community Grant scheme will award grants to charities and community organisations to fund local good causes whose focus is on supporting children and families.
Covid Community Memorial Projects
Communities will be supported by artists to develop projects that help them reflect on the impact of the pandemic, as part of longer term efforts to commemorate those who have lost their lives to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Summer Clean Up
As part of their Clean Up Scotland campaign, Keep Scotland Beautiful will be coordinating a Summer Clean from May 28th - June.
Latest on Local Governance Review and Democracy Matters
Community Councils can read about the latest developments in terms of the Local Governance Review in light of the recent joint statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government and the COSLA President.
Edinburgh: OneCity Trust Main Grant Funding Open for Applications between £5,000 and £10,000
THE OneCity Trust grant funding programme is open for applications and community councils in Edinburgh can apply for funding for equality and social inclusion projects that meet the priorities of social and civic inclusion as well as cultural and community bridging.
New Resources to help communities make full use of parks and greenspaces
NEW resources have been published to help communities, schools, health centres and other groups including community councils to use parks and greenspaces more following the pandemic.