FCC Scottish Action Fund Grant
Grant amount: £2,000 - £50,000
Next deadline: Mar 14, 2018 10:00am PDT
Later deadlines: Jun 13, 2018 9:00am PDT, Sep 12, 2018 9:00am PDT, Dec 12, 2018 9:00am PST
Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity
Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program
Location of project: United Kingdom
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WREN is a company limited by guarantee and a non-profit making Environmental Body (EB) registered to fund projects which are eligible under the Landfill Communities Fund.
Our operating philosophy is to:
- minimise costs whilst maintaining high standards of support for applicants for funds and those undertaking projects
- maximise the amount of money allocated to successful project applicants
- operate in a fair, professional manner
- involve local people in the decision making process
- raise levels of awareness of the Landfill Communities Fund so that those organisations with eligible projects seek funding support
The FCC Scottish Action Fund offers funding of between £2,000 and £50,000 to projects from FCC Environment through the Scottish Landfill Communities Fund.
WREN will consider applications across all types of projects included in the SLCF Objects:
- Land Reclamation: The reclamation, remediation, restoration or other operation on land to facilitate economic, social or environmental use.
- Community Recycling: Community based recycling, re-use and waste prevention projects
- Public Amenities and Parks: To provide, maintain or improve a public park or other public amenity
- Biodiversity: The conservation or promotion of biological diversity through the provision, conservation, restoration or enhancement of a natural habitat or the maintenance or recovery of a species in its natural habitat.
- Historic Buildings: The maintenance, repair or restoration of a building, other structure or a site of archaeological interest which is a place of religious worship, or a site of historic or architectural or archaeological interest and is open to the public.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
The project must be to carry out works that maintain, repair or restore the building, structure or site. The building, structure or site must be in Scotland The building, structure or site must be open to the public The building, structure or site cannot be operated for profit
The project must be to carry out works that maintain, repair or restore the building, structure or site.
The building, structure or site must be in Scotland
The building, structure or site must be open to the public
The building, structure or site cannot be operated for profit
WREN prioritises funding to projects which help deliver community needs and which evidence:
Clear and genuine need
Relevant and appropriate consultation
The ability to keep the site in good order and well maintained when the project is complete
Reasonable costs which offer good value
The ability to deliver the project on time and on budget
The project’s outcomes will, within the confines of the SLCF, benefit the natural, social or built environment and make a positive impact on local communities.
- WREN cannot provide retrospective funding.
- Salary costs, day to day management and running costs, together with routine
maintenance costs will not be funded
- What we are unable to fund:
- Projects which have already started
- Purchase of land
- Revenue or salary costs of staff including training and travel costs
- Purchase or lease of vehicles
- Construction of new buildings or extensions to existing buildings.
- Projects located at leisure centres, swimming pools or sports facilities that are owned and managed by a Local Authority
- Any works to public highways, roads (either on or off project site, adopted or un-adopted) pavements beside highways, roundabouts. This does not include recreational footpaths, bridle paths or cycle ways.
- Projects involving Membership-only organisations where the general public (i.e. non members) are unable to use the facilities
- Village or town centre enhancements such as walkways, street works or signage
- Administration posts
- Projects to provide or enhance overnight accommodation or residential areas of any amenity
- War Memorials that do not have full public access or are not located within a public par
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