Community Capacity & Resilience Fund

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Develop your community organisation’s capacity to tackle welfare reform and inequality with a grant of up to £5,000. The application process is simple, with a quick decision and, for successful projects, the money paid up front. SCVO

Following a successful pilot in 2015, SCVO are pleased to announce the second round of this Scottish Government-supported funding scheme. A further £330,000 is available to distribute to innovative and creative projects which help mitigate the effects of welfare reform, combat inequality, promote social inclusion and have a preventative impact on communities.

The fund will increase the capactiy and resilience of communities and third sector organisations to provide people with the support and skills they need. Awards range from £1,000 to £5,000, with project activity expected to start and finish between January and August 2017.

Applications are invited from third sector organisations with an annual income of £200,000 or less.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 31 October 2016.

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If you have any questions please contact Irene Connelly on 0141 559 5027 or email

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