Funding available for community groups

Could your community group benefit from up to £2,500 in funding?

Argyll and Bute Council Supporting Communities Fund, which helps community groups across the area deliver a variety of projects, is now open for applications for 2024/25.

More information including an application form is available on the council website https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/my-community/communities-and-partnerships/supporting-communities-fund

The fund has previously supported a range of projects and activities, including: improvements to village halls, help with sport and recreation clubs, climate friendly projects, music making, and art classes.

The deadline for applying is 18th March 2024.

The fund supports projects based on the following themes:

  • Fairer Communities – tackling poverty by sharing opportunities
  • Resilient Communities – capacity building, as well as repairing and rebuilding from the pandemic
  • Greener, Cleaner Communities – environmental action to support addressing climate change
  • Creative Communities – creativity for health and wellbeing.

Councillor Alastair Redman, Policy Lead for Economic Growth and Communities:

“Across Argyll and Bute, we have dedicated active communities who help bring people together, look after each other and improve the place where they live.

Since its launch in 2015, the Supporting Communities Fund continues to help hundreds of groups. It often provides a vital lifeline and helps some of the fantastic work happening across our communities .I would encourage all eligible groups to get in touch and apply.”

Read about previous funded projects and case studies.

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