Grants are available for CSGN stakeholders and partners, local authorities, academic institutions, NGOs, professional, private and community interests companies to support the development of relevant, innovative projects that will restore and transform the natural environment of Central Scotland.
A grant of up to £5,000 will be awarded to the successful applicant.
This award scheme is orchestrated by the Central Scotland Green Network. This network aims to restore and transform the natural landscape of Central Scotland, specifically the area ranging from Ayrshire and Inverclyde in the west, all the way to Fife and the Lothians in the east.
The purpose of this fund is to support projects that will have restorative and transformative effects for the natural environment of Central Scotland.
Applicants should not resubmit entries from previous years, unless they have been substantially changed, as these will not be accepted.
Applications are welcome from CSGN stakeholders and partners, local authorities, academic institutions, NGOs, professional, private and community interests companies.
Applicants must be based in one of the following regions of Central Scotland: Clackmannanshire, City of Edinburgh, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow City, Inverclyde, Midlothian, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, and West Lothian.
Match funding is not applicable to this award.
Awards are intended to cover the costs of greenspace and green infrastructure concepts and projects.
Eligible costs could include:
- Feasibility studies.
- Study trips to bring back good practice.
- Project development or project delivery.
This scheme is currently closed. The last deadline for applications was 6 June 2016. Information regarding future deadlines will be given once available.
The application form can be downloaded online and can be submitted by email. After the closing date, the three best applicants will be selected. These applicants should be able to nominate a representative to present their project or concept proposal at the 2016 Central Scotland Green Network Forum. Delegates at the forum will then vote for the overall winner, based on these presentations. This forum will take place 21 June 2016 at The Glasgow School of Art.