Grants are available to communities within Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay and Dunoon who wish to help improve their local environment. Up to £2,500 is available for projects which have growing, healthy living or youth activity at their heart and propose to improve underused, vacant or derelict spaces within town centres.
To enquire about funding to enhance your town centre, contact:
Lorna Pearce on 01700 501 374 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Form 2015/16
Please read the Guidance notes carefully, and in full, before completing this application form.
Stalled Spaces Scotland offers grants of up to £2,500 to constituted community groups in Argyll and Bute to help carry out environmental improvements which have growing, healthy living and/or youth activity at their heart, whilst also enhancing local underused, vacant or derelict town centre land in one of the following towns: Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay or Dunoon.
Stalled Spaces Argyll and Bute is part of Stalled Spaces Scotland, a Legacy 2014 programme inspired by Stalled Spaces Glasgow, supported by Architecture and Design Scotland and the Scottish Government.
The main objectives for the project are to:
- Support the community enhance stalled spaces within their town centres
- Involve young people
- Encourage people to lead healthier lifestyles
- Encourage potential for learning and sharing of skills at each of the sites
The desired outcomes from which are:
- The wider community recognise the area is visibly improved
- Young people feel more engaged with their community
- People feel that the project has helped them to lead a healthier life
- People feel that they have learned new skills
The Stalled Spaces Scotland budget is limited (£12,500 in total) and therefore grants will be limited to a maximum award of £2,500 (minimum award of £1,000), and it is anticipated that 5 awards will be made. Applications will be considered by a panel and both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be advised of the outcome in writing.