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23/01/2020

Community-Led Climate Action Projects Urged To Apply For Funding

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Community-led organisations across Scotland with potential climate action projects are being urged to apply for funding.

Development Grants up to £500 are available through the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) to help community-led organisations to:

• Develop ideas for a climate change action project which would support low-carbon behaviour changes, increase climate literacy and reduce carbon emissions

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• Assist in progressing to a full CCF Grant application or similar activities for another funder

• Organise a community consultation event and survey work

• Engage a consultant or advisor to support project development

• Cover expenses associated with visit(s) to other projects/organisations within Scotland (flights excluded)

• Develop a low-carbon project idea

• Host an event using the Scottish Government's Climate Conversation toolkit

There are monthly deadlines to submit a Development Grant application with next deadline being 12 February.

(MH/JG)

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