SUEZ Communities Trust

SUEZ Communities Trust
The SUEZ Trust is currently accepting applications from not-for-profit organisations in Scotland. The application process is now operated through a two-stage process via an online application system. Stage One applications can be submitted at any time and will include a short eligibility check and brief questions about the project. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a Stage Two application within 12 weeks. Grants are available for the following types of projects:
• Land Reclamation (Object A) – the reclamation, remediation, restoration or other operation on land to facilitate economic, social or environmental use.
• Community Recycling (Object B) – community based recycling, re-use and waste prevention projects.
• Public Amenities (Object C) – to provide, maintain or improve a public park or other public amenity.
• Biodiversity (Object D) – the conservation or promotion of biological diversity through the provision, conservation, restoration or enhancement of a natural habitat or the maintenance or recovery of a species in its natural habitat.
• Historic Buildings (Object E) – the maintenance, repair or restoration of a building, other structure or a site of archaeological interest which is a place of religious worship, or a site of historic or architectural or archaeological interest and is open to the public.
Applications can be made to the:
• Primary Fund for grants of up to £50,000, as long as the project has an overall cost of less than £100,000.
• Smaller Project Fund for grants of up to £20,000 as long as the project has an overall cost of less than £20,000.
This funding is open to organisations that are run on a not-for-profit basis in Scotland. This could include voluntary organisations, community groups, parish councils, charities, community interest companies, sports clubs, community associations and local authorities. Organisations must own or hold a lease for the project site with at least 10 years remaining. Projects applying for Public Amenity, Biodiversity or Historic Building funding must be on a site that is in the vicinity of a landfill site or transfer station.
Stage One applications may be submitted at any time

Highland Council Village Hall Grants Scheme

Highland Council Village Hall grant scheme is open to village halls. They can provide annual revenue grants up to maximum of £1,000 per year. Halls are able to apply for up to 30 per cent of their annual running costs. To get an application form and guidance go to website below or contact Yvonne Hendry

Home-Start looking for new trustee’s

Become a Home-Start Trustee and help make a difference to families with young children. Can you spare a couple of hours a month to help change lives? The role of the Trustee

  • You may bring a particular expertise to the board, such as professional skills in finance, IT, business, personnel management or marketing and PR, but equally as important are listening and communication skills, commitment and common sense.

Your commitment, Attend Board meetings. These are held every eight weeks or so and do not usually last more than an hour. All relevant papers are sent out at least one week in advance.

  • You may be required to attend other meetings occasionally and help with the strategic planning and direction of the organization.

Our commitment to you, You will receive induction and ongoing training.

  • The opportunity to meet up with other Trustees from Home-Starts in Scotland and across the UK.
  • We pay your expenses.
  • We hold social events for our Trustees and Volunteers.

If you are interested please get in touch

For an application pack or an informal chat about the work that we do, please contact Rosemary Smith on 07526626141 / 01955 609163

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