Stalled Spaces Scotland Application Form

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 / lorna.pearce@argyll-bute.gov.uk

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.

Your organisation must have a constitution, and evidence of this should be submitted with this application.
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Contact name of person representing the organisation, and position within organisation, e.g. Chairperson, Secretary etc.
8. Are you a registered charity?*
9. Are you registered with the Care Commission?
10. Are you a Member of Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme?
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600 words maximum
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Please provide a full breakdown of how the Stalled Spaces Scotland allocation would be spent if awarded. Include an item description, supplier, quantity and cost for each item. Please note you will be required to provide quotes for items if successful.
Max. £2,500
For sources of funding already approved, please confirm the funding organisation, amount approved, itemised breakdown of expenditure/materials and a total for all confirmed funding. For other sources of funding being sought, please confirm the funding organisation, amount requested, itemised breakdown of expenditure/materials and the date when a decision on funding is expected.
Please give estimated numbers of beneficiaries
I.e. other funding, volunteer time, donations of materials? This is not essential to your application being successful.
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25. Have you sought permission to use the land?
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26. Do you have adequate insurance cover for this proposal e.g. public liability?
Please note Stalled Spaces funding must be spent by 31 December 2016.
Future maintenance is an important and integral part of the application and will be considered accordingly when assessing the application. Please provide a copy of your outline maintenance schedule with the application and describe below what the ongoing physical maintenance requirements will be.
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Please provide details of any training or support which would be useful.
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In order to ensure that your proposal is processed, please take a few moments to read this checklist to ensure that you have included all relevant information. Please refer to the guidelines for further information on requirements.

APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE PROCESSED WITHOUT THE RELEVANT SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION 

You must agree to these terms if you application is to be considered.
Please note: the Application Form must be signed by an Office Bearer e.g. Chairperson of the Management Committee.
Date of submission