We know that one of the most common barriers to progression within coalfield communities in Scotland is funding. As such, we have put in place several Programmes which give residents access to capital during times when we face continued austerity.
For further details about the programmes and funding packages that we have available, please click on the examples below.
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has helped to set up and support YouthBanks in Clackmannanshire, East Lothian and Fife. The YouthBanks will support young people to help them create a platform to place themselves as key decision makers in their communities by fundraising and facilitating projects of benefit to their local areas.Read more
Community Futures is an approach to local community planning and sustainable community development that aims to encourage active citizenship and build local democracy.Read more
The Coalfields Community Investment Programme offers financial support specifically targeted at smaller community groups and charitable organisations, enabling them to deliver projects contributing to local regeneration by addressing one or more of our funding priorities of skills, employment, and health and wellbeing.Read more