The commuinity council can award small micro grants of up to £250 for individuals or £500 for organisations in the community council area. Click on the link below to download the application form.
The micro grants are funded by the Ventient Energy A'Chruach Wind Farm Community Fund. Larger grants are available from the fund and applcaitions for these are managed by Foundation Scotland.
To find guidance on what the grants can be used for, please click here.
*Please note that any grant application which involves the purchase of equipment should have storage requirements confirmed with either Minard Community Trust or Lochgair Association in advance of submission.*
Micro Grant Success Stories:
Jennifer Deane, a community and council member, successfully passed her JogScotland Leadership in Running FItness Training with support and funding from West Loch Fyne Community Council and Foundation Scotland.
She has set up a community Couch to 5k Running Group and is offering 2 weekly sessions free of charge to anyone who would like to attend.
Please see the Facebook Group for more information here
Dates for the Foundation Scotland Wind Farm Fund for 2023 have now been released - please see details on the poster or send an email to email@example.com for more information.
Argyll and Bute Council's Supporting Communities Fund is now open for applications - closing date is Thursday 30th of March The fund is open to not for profit community organisations with an eligible governing document to apply for projects that benefit local communities. Forms are available from the website.