Community Futures is an approach to local community planning and sustainable community development that aims to encourage active citizenship and build local democracy. We recognise that some communities have found it difficult to secure a fair share of the funding that has been channelled through it and other grant makers during the last 15 years.
For further details about the Community Futures Programme and for information about how we have supported residents in Scotland, please click on the links below.
The Coalfields Community Futures Programme is a flagship initiative delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. It aims to create capacity for community-led change in former coalfield areas in
Futures 2018Read more
The core of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) Strategy is to build on our success by encouraging use of local resources in a way that enhances economic opportunities while improving social conditions in a sustainable way. Our overarching priority is to develop community capacity; everything that we do is about supporting coalfield communities.Read more
Kincardine is a town that has played a significant role at the centre of Scotland’s infrastructure. With two bridges crossing the Forth that frame the water front site of a former power station, it now has an opportunity to reimagine itself as a gateway to Fife and its coast, that can capitalise upon its built and natural heritage.Read more
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Here are the Coalfield Community Futures Plans from 2011Read more