Glasgow Communities Fund is a new communities fund that that is informed by the Glasgow City Council Strategic Plan, Glasgow Community Planning Partnership's Community Plan and the principles behind the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.
Following feedback from stakeholders, we are pleased to confirm that we will accept applications from unincorporated organisations to the Fund subject to conditions set out in the updated Frequently Asked Questions.
In light of above and other feedback, we are also pleased to announce an extension to the deadline to Friday 25 October 2019 at 5pm for ALL applicants.
The Fund aims to tackle poverty and inequality through:
In delivering these aims, the fund is guided by the following principles:
Adopting a community-led approach to service development, planning and decision-making will enable the fund to be flexible thus ensuring that it is responsive to existing and emerging issues.
The Fund has the following overarching outcomes:
The Fund is underpinned by two priority areas:
Through this priority area we want to provide opportunities for communities and individuals to improve their lives by addressing the impact of barriers such as deprivation, disadvantage, exclusion, inequality and isolation.
We want to support services and activities that improve the health, well-being, social and/or economic position of communities and individuals that enables them to reach their full potential and play an active role in the city.
Through this priority area we want to provide opportunities for communities and individuals to actively participate within their local communities and empower them to identify and deliver solutions that meets their needs.
We want to support services and activities that strengthens resilience, encourages learning and skill development and increases aspirations and confidence of communities and individuals that enables them to reach their full potential and play an active role in the city
If you wish to apply to the fund, please proceed to the Application Process.