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KDP Bulletin 13.02.23

By Lindsey McDonald / February 13, 2023

  Sea-Changers’ Coastal Fountain Fund 2023 is now open for applications. The fund aims to tackle the increasing problem of plastic bottles left behind along the coasts as marine litter, which damage the marine environment and the species that call it home. It is anticipated that the provision of the water refill stations will significantly reduce the […]

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By Lindsey McDonald / January 26, 2023

Foyer Families is a part-time, free, learning and employability course, starting soon and currently open for referrals. This unique, and completely free, course is aimed at any parents/carers of children under 12 years of age, who wish to undertake flexible learning and gain nationally recognised qualifications, whilst balancing family life. It’s a 16 week long part […]

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By Lindsey McDonald / December 14, 2022

The 8th Aberdeenshire Wellbeing Festival date is set. The Festival will take place 15th – 21 May 2023 as part of Mental Health Awareness week. Any group or organisation of any size or in any location of Aberdeenshire can join in. NHS are trying to guage interest in the possibility of holding a bigger event where a number of local groups […]

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Twenty-One Local Groups Benefit from Wind Farm Community Fund

By Lindsey McDonald / November 21, 2022

Last month, funding worth a total of £45,229.39 was awarded to a range of local groups and projects in the area of benefit of the Meikle Carewe Wind Farm Community Fund. RES, a leading independent renewable energy developer, established the Meikle Carewe Windfarm Community Benefit Fund to support local groups and projects. Funding is available […]

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By Lindsey McDonald / October 10, 2022

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin.  The Just Transition Fund is a £500 million ten-year commitment from The Scottish Government that will support projects in the North East and Moray which contribute towards the region’s transition to net zero. £333,333 is available to third sector groups in Aberdeenshire and applications are being accepted now. This social capital fund […]

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By Lindsey McDonald / September 26, 2022

The Tullo Community Fund, managed by Mearns Area Partnership, will reopen soon with a closing date of 31st January 2023. Application decision will commence in the March/April of 2023.The Tullo and Tullo II Wind Farm Community Fund is a practical way of providing support. The fund is for the benefit of the community and decisions on […]

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By Lindsey McDonald / September 6, 2022

 The Prince’s Countryside Fund provides grants for projects from across the UK which are working to create resilient rural communities. This fund will support community-led projects that are pursuing innovative and strategic solutions to the challenges facing their rural area and improving the long-term viability and resilience of their community. Successful projects will do one or […]

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By Lindsey McDonald / August 4, 2022

Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth entrepreneurial talent.They believe that it’s important to support entrepreneurs and start-up businesses in any way they can. They  recognise that supporting businesses isn’t a one-off thing. From providing prize funding of up to £150,000 to a quick catch-up, we’re here for the […]

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By Lindsey McDonald / July 18, 2022

Calling all Scottish Charities and Community Groups.Community Connect is a funding initiative which enables Scotmid members to give back to their communities. The funding was made possible through sales of single-use carrier bags in Scotmid stores. Money for each sale contributed to a pot which was then distributed through the community connect award scheme.The Application Form […]

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Hillhead of Auquhirie Wind Farm Community Fund & More..

By Lindsey McDonald / June 27, 2022

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin.   The closing date for the Hillhead of Auquhirie Community Fund is next Thursday, 30th June.Are you involved with fundraising for a Community Group in any of the following Community Council Areas?Arbuthnott, Kinneff, Catterline & Dunnottar Mearns Stonehaven & District If so, you may want to apply to the Hillhead of Auquhirie Wind […]