Sport and leisure

RSABI is set to launch a special initiative during the summer in the run up to the Great Glen Challenge to celebrate their 125th anniversary this year.

The agricultural charity will be inviting people in the Scottish agricultural community to get behind its #Challenge125 initiative which will get underway on 23rd June on the opening morning of the Royal Highland Show and finish on 26th August when the Great Glen Challenge is held.

With the spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, we now have more opportunities to enjoy Scotland's great outdoors - it's a good time to remind ourselves about our rights and responsibilities outlined in the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

Aldi Scottish Sport Fund applications are now open for Central Scotland and Fife.

The popular Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund has received additional funding to support organisations and groups working with communities. You can still apply on Museums Gelleries Scotland website before the deadline on 18th March.

Scotland's Census is now live and you should complete it by 20th March - you can easily do it online on the Scotland's Census website.

It is important that you contribute to the Census as the information you provide will be vital to help the Scottish Government make important decisions that affect people’s lives and their communities. 

EventScotland offers awards of between £2,000 - £4,000 for eligible event organisers of community focused events within Scotland with overall delivery budgets between £8,000 to £20,000 and attracting a minimum of 500 in-person attendees.

The government’s Omicron business support fund will help cultural organisations, events, museums and freelancers recover from the economic impact of coronavirus restrictions.

£16 million funding for this financial year is being allocated as follows:

Pedal for Scotland events help make cycling accessible to more people across Scotland, with a particular focus on families and people new to cycling by providing a safe and fun environment.

Community organisations can now apply for grants of up to £10,000 to organise beginner-friendly, local cycling events in 2022.

Forty-seven community groups, museums, and culture and heritage organisations have been supported through the first round of the Community Stories Fund, bringing an exciting programme of storytelling events to all areas of Scotland as part of the Year of Stories 2022.

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