Scottish Forestry - Community Fund

Summary

The fund aims to support community groups and organisations that are encouraging and facilitating greater use of woods by people to derive health, well-being and community benefits.


Fund details

Status:
Open
Type:
Grant
Source:
Statutory
When to apply:
Any time. You can apply for activities taking place up until 31 March 2020. Final Claims for grants approved after Spring 2019 for the 2019/2020 fund will have to be made by 28 February 2020.
Next deadline:
28 Feb 2020
Charities only:
No
Website:
https://forestry.gov.scot/forests-people/communities
Email:
No funder email
Phone:
No funder phone number
How to apply
There are two separate application processes: i) for applications up to £1,000 (via an application letter); and ii) for applications above £1,000 (via an application form) If you require an application form, have any queries, or want to discuss a potential application you should contact your local FCS Conservancy.
Exclusions
Funding not suitable for land based expenditure that can be supported by the Scotland Rural Development Programme, funding for existing staff or capital funding for the acquisition of fixed assets.

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
No minimum provided
Maximum:
£20,000
Average:
No average provided
Annually awarded:
No annually awarded amount provided
Notes on award amounts:
The level of funding is on a sliding scale: 100% for projects up to a total cost of £5,000; up to 90% for projects with a total cost of between £5,001- £20,000; up to 75% for projects with a total cost exceeding £20,000. Volunteer time may be included as an in kind contribution

Organisation

Name:
Scottish Forestry
Website:
http://www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland
Email:
No funder email address
Phone:
0131 370 5250
Address:
Silvan House 231 Corstorphine Road, , Edinburgh, EH12 7AT

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Geographical Areas

  • Scotland

Activities

  • Environment
  • Health care and wellbeing
  • Health education and promotion
  • Recreation and social activities
  • Religious activities

Beneficiaries

  • General public
  • Local communities