Monthly Archives: December 2014

Ayrshire and Arran Funding Opportunities day

On 18th February 2015, the Ayrshire LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) will be sponsoring a ‘meet the funders’ event in association with Ayrshire and Arran Tourism. Between 10am and 4pm, a whole array of funders will be on hand to give advice on eligibility, application processes and funding sources. Here’s the list of stall-holders so far:

  • Ayrshire LEADER
  • The Big Lottery Fund
  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • Scottish Natural Heritage
  • The Development Trust Association
  • SCVO inc. Rural Direct
  • other external funding advisors from North, East and South Ayrshire

The venue is the Local Action Hub, 6 Beresford Court, Beresford Lane, Ayr KA7 2DW and the day will be on a drop-in basis. Please call or e-mail Julie Sloan on 01292 616218 or for more information

Funding Scotland – SCVO’s new Funding website

SCVO has launched a new, searchable online database, Funding Scotland. The data base includes information on over 800 funds available to community groups and voluntary organisations. Work is progressing to ensure that this new resource will include all Scottish funders and UK funders providing at least £25,000 to Scotland. Funding Scotland is free to use and is now open for anyone to access at