supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Climate Challenge Fund
The Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) is open for applications, with grants of up to £150,000 per year for projects taking place between 1st April 2019 and 31st March 2021.
The CCF provides grants and support for community-led organisations to tackle climate change by running projects that reduce local carbon emissions. The CCF supports projects involving energy efficiency improvements to community owned buildings, home energy efficiency advice, lower carbon travel options, community growing initiatives and schemes to tackle waste.
Projects should take place between 1stApril 2019 and 31st March 2021.
For 2019/20 some CCF Grant Recipients (with projects involving waste and circular economy activities, or installation of energy efficient measures in community-owned buildings) will be match funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).