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.
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.
Clackmannanshire & Stirling Environment Trust
Community groups looking to implement projects that improve the environment or otherwise benefit the community may be able to get up to £7500 from the Clackmannanshire and Stirling Environment Trust.
The Trust manages landfill community fund credits raised through the land-filling of municipal waste from both Stirling and Clackmannanshire Councils and in the past successful projects have included improvements to play areas, community halls, historic and religious buildings and local woodlands. Projects aimed at conserving or improving native biodiversity have also received support.
The Trust meets three time a year and the deadline dates for 2019 are 11th February, 29th April and 07th October
The Trust is keen to consider applications from any community or not-for-profit groups
For more information, and application pack or advice contact Trust manager Audrey Morrison
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.
55-57 Lower Bridge Street
Email: Youth Services
Provides financial assistance to affiliated clubs. Funding is available for scholarships and club development.
For further information visit ClubSport Stirling
No 23, 15 Borrowmeadow Road
FK7 7UW Email: ClubSport Stirling Tel: 0300 028 0101