New Community Grants Scheme

Keep Scotland Beautiful will soon be offering grants to local groups thanks to the new carrier bag charge raised by Tesco. The grants are fixed at £250 and are intended for projects that will make small improvements to the local environment, raise a smile and bring people together.
CRITERIA:
1.    Local action to improve the local environment
2.    Delivered in an environmentally sustainable manner
3.    Involves and benefits the community
4.    Volunteer led

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS:
1.    Local neighbourhood / friendship groups
2.    Local volunteer groups
3.    Not for profit organisations and groups

SOME IDEAS:

  •   Organise a Clean Up and purchase litter pickers, tabards, disposal bags and a small snack for the volunteers
  •   Organise a youth group to clear a neglected border / verge and plant some bulbs & flowers to encourage wildlife.
  • Recycle old containers and use as pots for sowing native flower seeds, herbs and fruit.

Applications for the grants will open on November 20th.  Visit www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/community-grants-scheme/ to apply.

 

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