Community grants

Community Grants scheme & Community Pride fund

Two funding programmes which provide grants ranging from £100 -  £1500 to promote community activities and to support local initiatives. Applications are accepted, from constituted community and voluntary groups, for a variety of projects which benefit residents within the Stirling Council area and help to develop vibrant, resilient communities. Capital and revenue project costs will be considered. Full eligibility details for both programmes can be found within the Guidance Notes below.

Funding for 2014 Projects

From September 2013 through until December 2014 the Community Pride Fund will also be open for applications to celebrate Stirling 2014.  Full details on who can apply and what sort of projects can be funded are available in the 2014 Guidelines below. 

Only two deadlines now remain for 2014 projects - 2 October and 13 November. 

How to apply

There is a single application process for both programmes.  You can apply for a grant using our simple application form and guidance notes, and referring to the information on deadline dates.  Please download all three documents below.

To request a hard copy please contact the Funding Unit; see contact details below.

If you wish to discuss your project with the Funding Unit before applying please use the contact details below.

Documents

Contact

Funding Unit
Community Engagement Team
Old Viewforth
5-7 St Ninians Road
Stirling
FK8 2HE
Email: Funding Unit 
01786 233143

Clackmannanshire & Stirling Environmental Trust

Funding is available from the Trust for projects that improve the environment and/or provide a community facility in the Stirling and/or Clackmannanshire Council areas.  For an informal discussion and advice about applying for funding for your project please contact Audrey Morrison.

Contact

Email: Audrey Morrison
Bannockburn Local Office, Stirling
01786 484611

Youth  Housing Development grant

This grant offers financial help to young people aged 16-25 who live, work or are educated in the Stirling Council area.  Up to £250 is available to help young people who are moving into their first tenancy or at risk of becoming homeless.

To qualify for a grant a young person must prove limited or no financial or family support. The grant must be used for their long term benefit. A professional referee, who knows the young person well, must be nominated to support the grant application.

Contact

Youth Services
Stirling Council
Municipal Buildings
Stirling
FK8 2HU
Email:  Youth Services
01786 233562

ClubSport Stirling

Provides financial assistance to affiliated clubs.  Funding is available for scholarships and club development.

For further information visit ClubSport Stirling

Contact

ClubSport Stirling
No 23, 15 Borrowmeadow Road
Stirling
FK7 7UW
Email: Kirsty McNicol
Tel: 0300 028 0101