Through our Clyde Borders wind farm we make around £150,000 per year available for community and charitable projects. Over its lifetime we expect to invest around £4million in local projects.

Additional funding is committed to the regional Sustainable Development Fund. This fund runs every two years and supports transformational projects across the Scottish Borders local authority area.

RECENTLY FUNDED PROJECTS:

  • Broughton Village Store: £54,326 to convert the village hall to house the village shop.
  • Southern Upland Partnership: £4,630 to produce a short film about the Talla-Hartfell Wild Land area.
  • Skirling Community Council: £14,000 to undertake a Community Action Plan.
  • Broughton Village Store: £100,000 to extend the Broughton Village Shop to increase capacity.
  • Upper Tweed Community Drivers: £1,532 to support community transport provision.
  • Tweedsmuir Community Company: £22,578 to recruit a Project Manager to deliver strategic priorities in the area.
  • Broughton & District Bowling Club: £1,000 to purchase an adapted wheelchair to increase participation.
  • Broughton Village Hall: £9,629 to upgrade the village hall.
  • Arthur Trail Association: £10,000 to conduct a feasibility study for a Scottish Dark Ages Visitor Experience.
  • Broughton Primary School Parent Council: £6,035 to support the schools breakfast club and p7 residential trip

PROJECT ELIGIBILITY

The community fund can support projects which:

  • enhance quality of life for local residents
  • contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities
  • promote community spirit and encourage community activity

Projects in the following community council areas can apply:

  • Upper Tweed
  • Tweedsmuir
  • Skirling

You can find out who is eligible to apply here.

FUND TIMETABLE

Application deadlines:

  • 26th January 2024
  • 19th April 2024
  • 12th July 2024
  • 18th October 2024

HOW TO APPLY

The Application Form and Guidelines are available to download below:

APPLICATION FORM & GUIDELINES

GUIDELINES FOR THE FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY COMMUNITY COUNCILS

MICRO GRANT GUIDELINES

YOUTH BURSARY GUIDELINES

19/1/2024

CONTACT DETAILS

For more information on this fund please contact:

Colin McMillan

Community Investment Manager

Tel: 07423314294

Email: [email protected]