South Lanarkshire communities can apply for government funding for projects
Communities in South Lanarkshire have until the end of the month to express their interest in Scottish Government funding for projects that will improve the area.
The Regeneration Capital Grant Fund is managed by the Scottish Government and implemented in partnership with COSLA to support locally developed regeneration projects that involve local communities.
The goal of the funding is for communities to initiate projects to improve the area, support and create jobs, and build sustainable communities.
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The Scottish Government provides funding to disadvantaged communities to ensure they are supported and sustainable.
Regeneration funding is provided in partnership with communities and local governments, and aims to ensure economic recovery and tackle inequality.
South Lanarkshire Council is accepting stage one applications to the fund for 2023 to 2024.
Residents are encouraged to share information with groups or individuals interested in a fundraising opportunity for their community.
To receive funding, there is a two-stage assessment, with the first stage deadline estimated in June 2022 and the second stage deadline scheduled for October 2022.
Prizes can range from £250,000 to over £1million, but all successful projects must be underway by December 2023.
To express your interest in the grant, you must do so by March 28 at 5 p.m.
Individuals should include an overview of the project, the location of the project site, the estimated cost of the project, details of any matching funding, and details of site ownership.
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