Funding

West Lothian LEADER drop-in session

A number of local drop-in information sessions have been organised around the county which will provide more information on West Lothian LEADER and how to apply.

West Lothian LEADER will be funding projects under the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Well-Connected Communities
  • Theme 2: Stronger Communities
  • Theme 3: Improved Local Environment

A series of local drop-in sessions will also take place in coming weeks.

West Lothian LEADER drop-in session

A number of local drop-in information sessions have been organised around the county which will provide more information on West Lothian LEADER and how to apply.

West Lothian LEADER will be funding projects under the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Well-Connected Communities
  • Theme 2: Stronger Communities
  • Theme 3: Improved Local Environment

A series of local drop-in sessions will also take place in coming weeks.

Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER drop-in session

Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER are holding a series of drop-in sessions this spring.

These sessions are drop-in events at a local level across the Kelvin Valley & Falkirk area and LEADER will be joined by local funders at each event.

Attendees will be able to discuss project ideas with LEADER staff and LAG members and also with the other funding organisations. They will also be able to find out information on how to apply and our forthcoming deadlines.

The dates and venues for the drop-in sessions are:

Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER drop-in session

Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER are holding a series of drop-in sessions this spring.

These sessions are drop-in events at a local level across the Kelvin Valley & Falkirk area and LEADER will be joined by local funders at each event.

Attendees will be able to discuss project ideas with LEADER staff and LAG members and also with the other funding organisations. They will also be able to find out information on how to apply and our forthcoming deadlines.

The dates and venues for the drop-in sessions are:

Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER drop-in session

Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER are holding a series of drop-in sessions this spring.

These sessions are drop-in events at a local level across the Kelvin Valley & Falkirk area and LEADER will be joined by local funders at each event.

Attendees will be able to discuss project ideas with LEADER staff and LAG members and also with the other funding organisations. They will also be able to find out information on how to apply and our forthcoming deadlines.

The dates and venues for the drop-in sessions are:

Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER are holding a series of drop-in sessions this spring.

These sessions are drop-in events at a local level across the Kelvin Valley & Falkirk area and LEADER will be joined by local funders at each event.

Attendees will be able to discuss project ideas with LEADER staff and LAG members and also with the other funding organisations. They will also be able to find out information on how to apply and our forthcoming deadlines.

The dates and venues for the drop-in sessions are:

Around 200 people involved in delivering LEADER gathered in Aviemore from 10 to 12 March for the Scottish LEADER Conference 2016.

The event was a chance for people to get together to share knowledge, experience and ideas and to network with those involved in LEADER in other Local Development Strategy areas.

Planning to Progress: How to Develop a Fundraising Strategy (Scottish Borders)

This one-day course will provide you with an understanding of the significance and usefulness of a fundraising strategy and will provide you with the tools to construct an effective plan for your organisation.

You will learn the principles of a fundraising model for heritage organisations and will begin to construct a strategy for your own organisation.

The training covers:

researching and identifying sustainable sources of private income

developing project profiles

pitching your project

maintaining relationships with donors, funders or sponsors

The new West Lothian LEADER programme will officially launch on 17 March at SRUC Oatridge College Campus.

The West Lothian LEADER programme will see £2.17 million invested in community-led local development in rural West Lothian.

The deadline for applying to the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Community Project Fund is approaching.

CSGN would like to hear from groups or organisations who want to deliver greenspace projects that make a difference to the quality of places and people's lives.

Applications to the CSGN Community Project Fund will be accepted until 12 noon on 22 March 2016.

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