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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.
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.
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.
Scottish Walking Awards
The Scottish Walking Awards are open for nominations until 31st March 2021 and feature ten categories to celebrate the wide range of initiatives underway to get people moving more in Scotland.
New Improved Community Councils Website
WE are delighted to launch a brand new look for the Scottish Community Councils website …along with some new features.
Free Training Courses for Community Councils
The Improvement Service and the Open University (OU) in Scotland are working together to offer all community council volunteers the opportunity to upskill and reskill using OU courses.
Crossmichael Community Woodland
A Community Council have been leading a project to manage, care for and improve access to a community woodland in Dumfries and Galloway.
Eden Project seek Scots passionate about community
Do you have an idea you want to start up in your neighbourhood? Or do you know someone who makes a difference where you live? Eden Project Communities are searching for community minded people to represent Scotland at their virtual Community Camp in March 2021.
Let Scottish Government Planning hear your views
The Scottish Government want to hear from community councils on consultations in relation to planning policy and guidance.
Grant funding for community led art projects
ArtRoots is a grant fund offering up to £5000 for community led art projects designed to enhance the neighbourhood, improve the community skills set and encourage more active travel.
Be Kind, Reach Out and Coorie In this winter
Eden Project Communities has launched a Be Kind, Reach Out, Coorie In campaign encouraging everyone to continue offering help to their friends and neighbours this winter, but also to make sure they ask for it for themselves.