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Climate Challenge Fund OPEN

Posted on: February 1st, 2016

  The Climate Challenge Fund is open for applications from community led-organisations including community councils. Climate Change Minister Aileen McLeod has confirmed the Fund will continue for another year, after it was allocated £10.3 million in the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget 2016-17. The hugely successful Climate Challenge Fund has supported 756 community-led schemes since 2008, […]

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Waste action grant deadline 9th Feb

Posted on: January 25th, 2016

Communities across Edinburgh are being urged to submit their applications to the City of Edinburgh Council for a Waste Action Grant as the deadline fast approaches. The upcoming deadline is Tuesday 9th February. Grants are available to fund eco-friendly projects that will encourage more people in the Capital to reduce, reuse and recycle. Groups who […]

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Big Lottery Fund (Scotland) Information and Surgeries

Posted on: January 12th, 2016

  The Big Lottery Fund (Scotland) Information & Surgeries Thursday 4th February 2016 – 10:00am – 12.00pm, EVOC Offices The Big Lottery Fund (Scotland) recently changed the way in which it receives applications. This short workshop will provide an opportunity to learn more about the new funding methods, as well as short ten minute funding ‘surgeries’. Find […]

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Waste Action Grant Deadline Approaching

Posted on: October 5th, 2015

Communities across Edinburgh are being urged to submit their applications to the City of Edinburgh Council for a Waste Action Grant as the deadline fast approaches. Grants are available to fund eco-friendly projects that will encourage more people in the Capital to reduce, reuse and recycle. Groups can now also apply for grants to support […]

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Porty Rugby Club Seeking Sponsorship Partners For New Season

Posted on: September 3rd, 2015

In a bid to drive Portobello Rugby Club forward throughout the coming season and develop our mini, youth and senior rugby sections even further we’re in the process of looking for interested businesses who would like to look at a sponsorship arrangement with us. If you would like to explore some options please take a […]

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Fairer Scotland Engagement Fund Launched

Posted on: August 20th, 2015

Voluntary Action Fund is delighted to announce the launch of the Scottish Government’s new Fairer Scotland Engagement Fund. The aim of the Fund is to help small voluntary organisations and community groups (income under £25,000) in Scotland run an event or engagement activity to gather views on how we can create a Fairer Scotland.   Grants […]

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February Funding Newsflash

Posted on: February 11th, 2015

February Newsflash   Please find attached this month’s newsflash. I have highlighted two new sources of  grant funded from the carrier bag charge. Please let me know if you have any funding success stories.     Edinburgh4community   For more targeted funding searches I recommend that you use   edinburgh4community which enables you to  enter details […]

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January Newsflash on Funding Sources

Posted on: January 7th, 2015

Happy New Year!   I attach the January Newsflash which focuses on  grants for groups supporting  women and children/young people.   We are also promoting the excellent edinburgh4community  website which is a very easy way to look at funding sources relevant to your own project.  This is provided  by our Libraries Service.  I encourage you […]

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December Funding Newsflash and tips on getting funding for your organisation or group

Posted on: December 5th, 2014

———- Forwarded message ———-From: Maureen Thompson <Maureen.Thompson@edinburgh.gov.uk>Date: 5 December 2014 at 12:19Subject: December NewsflashTo: Maureen Thompson <Maureen.Thompson@edinburgh.gov.uk> December Newsflash   Please find attached this month’s newsflash which features organisations which fund projects in Edinburgh/Lothians only.     Edinburgh4Community   If you have not already done so please have a look at this free site  which […]

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November Newsflash

Posted on: November 26th, 2014

  Please find attached this month’s Newsflash.   We are also promoting the edinburgh4community  funder finder service which enables you to make a very targeted search for funding sources.   http://www.idoxopen4community.co.uk/edinburgh/   Please let me know if you have any success stories .   Many Thanks   Kind Regards   Maureen   Maureen Thompson | Policy […]

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