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  • Portobello
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Community Grants 2024

Posted on: April 24th, 2024

Edinburgh Council have sent us the following regarding Community Grants 2024 We are pleased to announce that the Community Grants Fund is open for applications for this year! As you may know, the fund is open to constituted community groups to apply for small grants of up to £5000 for projects that benefit their local […]

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Portobello Kilns – Funding Support

Posted on: May 31st, 2023

Do you have any memories, thoughts or positive messages to share about the historic kilns at Bridge Street? The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking grant funding to aid with the rebuilding of the kiln at Bridge Street which was erected in 1906. The kilns are a nationally important historic part of Portobello’s industrial past […]

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Community Grant Funds

Posted on: May 18th, 2023

Deadline for the latest round of Community Grant Funds is midnight on 12th June. For more information please read the following from the City of Edinburgh Council. I’ve had a number of enquiries regarding Community Grants Funds in the North East and South East of Edinburgh.  The Community Grants fund in Leith will be voted […]

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Posted on: April 5th, 2022

Following the Council meeting on the 17 March 2022, a fund has been established to meet the cost of local Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Street Parties over the extended weekend of 2 to 5 June 2022. Each Community Council has access to £500 and are looking for submissions to distribute to local groups or constitutions. If […]

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Portobello and Craigmillar Community Grants 2021/22

Posted on: January 31st, 2021

The Portobello and Craigmillar Neighbourhood Network are now inviting applications from both community and third sector groups that carry out services which benefit people living in the Portobello and Craigmillar areas. The Community Grants fund application form as well as the guidance notes are contained within the attachments. (please read carefully before progressing your application) This […]

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Portobello & Craigmillar NN Community Grant – closing 22 Nov

Posted on: November 19th, 2019

Last few days to apply for community grants fund… Portobello and Craigmillar Neighbourhood Network Community Grants Fund 2019-20 Are now inviting application from both community and third sector groups. This exciting funding opportunity is for local communities to use in many ways such as; Start – up grant for new groups or community projects Buying a […]

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Local Groups to Receive Community Cash – Still Some Money Available

Posted on: February 8th, 2018

A number of Portobello groups and organisations have been recommended to receive funding as part of the You Decide 2018 community grants process. Bidding groups receiving approval from the Portobello and Craigmillar Neighbourhood Partnership include Joppa Tennis Courts – £500 to purchase a defibrillator;  Tribe Porty Youth Theatre Film project – £500 to produce 4-minute […]

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£60k Local Events Fund Open for Bids

Posted on: December 1st, 2017

Stimulating artistic and cultural events across the length and breadth of the Capital is the drive behind a new £60,000 City of Edinburgh Council fund. The one-off ‘Local Events Fund’ aims to inspire audiences and artists who might otherwise not have the chance to participate in cultural ventures to take up the artistic challenge. Applications […]

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EVOC Announce Funding for small community groups

Posted on: March 17th, 2017

The Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council have announced the Edinburgh Trust Community Programme, a scheme designed to provide funding for new and innovative community projects that can provide more lasting and longer term positive impact to help improve lives, reduce poverty and get the best out of the people and resources in our communities. The programme is […]

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Scotch Whisky Action Fund now open to applications for 2017

Posted on: February 20th, 2017

I am delighted to inform you that the 2017 round of applications to the Scotch Whisky Action Fund is now open.  The Fund is looking to support and develop a range of projects/initiatives which will deliver targeted interventions designed to tackle alcohol-related harms across three themes: Young people (aged under 18) Families Communities Awards of […]

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