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Community Paths Grants fund open to applications
The Community Paths Grants fund, administered by Paths for All, has opened for applications to support project designed to upgrade and promote community paths.
New Community Cycling Fund launched ahead of World Championships
A £1 million Community Cycling Fund has been launched ahead of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships to support sustainable cycling projects and events across Scotland.
New heritage guidance from Historic Environment Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) have recently published a new guide for local communities on Talking About Heritage.
Become Carbon Literate with Keep Scotland Beautiful
Free online Climate Emergency Training is being offered by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful in June 2022.
Funding available for rural mental health projects
Support in Mind Scotland and the Scottish Government is making funding available to local groups in rural areas to improve the mental wellbeing of people in rural communities as they look to recover from the pandemic.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service seeking feedback on Strategic Plan
Community Councils are being invited to share their views on the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) draft Strategic Plan for 2022-25.
Take Action to save the Earth with Volunteering Matters
Action Earth, a grant fund run by Volunteering Matters with financial support from NatureScot, is now open to applications for 2022.
Call for views on Scottish Parliament participation
The Scottish Parliament’s Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee is looking for feedback from the public and community organisations as part of their inquiry into Public Participation at the Scottish Parliament.
#CelebrateCCs this June as part of Month of Community
As part of the upcoming Month of Community in June, we will be celebrating Community Councils in Scotland and all the amazing work they do to support and improve their local area.
Dandelion and BEMIS funding for community food projects
The Dandelion Harvest Grants Programme, launched in partnership with BEMIS, is offering grants to community councils and community groups who are growing their own food or plan to start on their growing journey.
Contribute to National Lottery Community Fund review
The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a review of their UK-wide strategy as part of their commitment to put communities first.