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Funding from Area Committees

Our Council has allocated a Discretionary Budget to each of the four Area Committees to support their Priority Areas for 2021/2022.  The budget was agreed by Dumfries and Galloway Council on 4 March 6 April 2021 (Item 5) and Strategic Framework by Communities Committee on 6 April 2021 (Item 12).

During May 2021, the four Area Committees met and agreed priorities for their area and allocated the Discretionary Budget to key civic and community initiatives.  Full details for each Area can be found on the Expression of Interest form, along with deadline dates for submission.

Expression of Interest Forms

If you wish to express an interest in any of the allocations please complete the appropriate Expression of Interest form below for your respective area and return to us at GrantApplications@dumgal.gov.uk by the stated deadline.

Nithsdale Area Committee

At its meeting on 8 September 2021 (ITEM 6), Nithsdale Area Committee agreed to open the following Funds:

If you have queries in relation to any aspect of Area Committee funding, please contact grantapplications@dumgal.gov.uk or call our Communities Business Management Team on 030 33 33 3000.

 


Poverty and Inequalities Budget 2021/2022

At its meeting on 6 April 2021 (Item 5), Communities Committee agreed that £200k of the Tackling Poverty and Inequalities Budget for 2021/22 be allocated to Area Committees.

During May 2021, the four Area Committees met and agreed to allocate funding for tackling poverty and inequalities and are now looking for partner organisations with an interest and expertise to support delivery of projects for 2021/22.  Applications can be made for all aspects of poverty and inequalities.  This would include, for example, projects relating to clothing, food, fuel, connectivity, social prescribing, mental health, transport and employability.  Full details for each Area Committee can be found on the application form along with deadlines for any submissions.

Application Forms

If you wish to apply please complete the appropriate form below for your respective area and return to us at GrantApplications@dumgal.gov.uk by the stated deadline.

Nithsdale Area Committee

At its meeting on 8 September 2021 (ITEM 7), Nithsdale Area Committee agreed to re-open the Tackling Poverty and Inequalities Fund for small grants of up to £2,000.

If you have queries in relation to any aspect of Area Committee funding, please contact grantapplications@dumgal.gov.uk or call our Communities Business Management Team on 030 33 33 3000.

 


Enhanced support is available to third sector organisations from Third Sector Dumfries & Galloway , which has set up local monthly roadshows across the region, and recruited a dedicated Funding Officer and four Engagement Officers.

 

Page last updated: 13/09/2021
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