Aberdeenshire Specific Funding Opportunities
Local Community Planning Groups
Local Community Planning Groups have a small annual budget, which local groups and organisations can apply to – for more information please contact your Local Community Planning Officers.
The six Local Area Committees have an annual budget (previously known as the Area Top-Up Fund) which community groups and organisations can apply to for funding.
Find out more and download an application form from: https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/funding/area-committee-funding/
Information leaflet about Marr Area Committee Budget: https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/media/6141/marracbleafletupdated20150701.pdf
The 2015-2020 LEADER funding programme launched in October 2015. The £5million programme, funded by the Scottish Government and EU, is available to support community-led projects and other development activities across Aberdeenshire.
Funding is allocated by an independent Local Action Group (LAG) comprised of representatives from businesses, public sector and third sector organisations.
The North Aberdeenshire programme will allocate £3.3m of the funding to projects in Banff and Buchan, Buchan and Formartine – to find out more visit www.nalag.org.uk
The South Aberdeenshire programme will allocate £2.8m of the funding to projects in Garioch, Marr and Kincardine and Mearns – to find out more visit www.salag.org.uk
Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Integrated Care Fund
The Scottish Government have provided Health and Social Care Partnerships with short-term funding to support the integration of Health and Social Care services across Scotland. Organisations can apply to the Integrated Care Fund for funding to support initiatives that focus on prevention, early intervention and care and support for older people or those with long-term health conditions. For more information and a copy of the application form visit:
More information about Health and Social Care Integration in Aberdeenshire can be found in the NHS Grampian website.
Aberdeenshire Sports Council
Grants from Aberdeenshire Council for teams and sportspeople to increase greater participation in sport and develop more qualified coaches.
More info at the Aberdeenshire Council website.