Applications are now open for two grants schemes to promote, maintain and develop community paths in Scotland.
Community organisations are being invited to apply for a grant of up to £3000 to create or enhance paths in their local area. The community path grant schemes aim to create safe, accessible and welcoming environments for everyone to be active.
There are two grants available – so pick the one that’s best for your group, your project and your area and apply today.
Community Path Your Choice grant
A new Paths for All grant scheme supported by Scottish Natural Heritage.
Up to £1500 is available to create, promote or maintain a path.
Applications are invited from projects which engage young people, people on low incomes, or those in poor mental or physical health. Projects that engage communities in or near areas of deprivation are also eligible for funding.
The Your Choice element of this grant means that your project will be entered into a vote alongside other projects to determine which groups receive grants. The deadline is 25 June.
Community Active Travel Grant
Supported by Transport Scotland.
With this grant, community groups can be awarded up to £3000 for a variety of path projects, but it must make it easier for people to walk or cycle as part of their everyday, short journeys.
The deadline for the active travel grant is July 6.
Visit their website for more information on each grant and learn how easy it is to submit an application.