Buchan area funding

View grants and funding available in the Buchan area:

Buchan Area Initiatives Fund

£66,000 has been allocated and divided into two funds for community projects that can demonstrate wide community benefit, are sustainable and can enhance their local area within Buchan. 

The majority of the funding was awarded to groups at the Buchan Area Committee meeting on 27th June 2017. The remaining funding was awarded to groups at the Buchan Area Committee meeting on 31st October 2017.

Aberdeenshire Charities Trust funding

Aberdeenshire Charities Trust (ACT2) administers charitable funds in Aberdeenshire and is a registered charity (SC045539). There are designated funds available to the council wards in the Buchan area that can be used for purposes set out by the trust.

View information about charitable trust funds in Buchan:

Eligibility

Individuals that live in any of the areas specified in the trust or who can demonstrate that they have a reasonable connection to these areas can apply for funding. The maximum grant available to individuals is £500.

In addition, companies, associations and other organisations who provide services, projects or facilities in the areas may apply for grants of up to £1000. 

Applications can only be considered if they meet the purposes detailed in the trust.

Available funds

Our Buchan Area Committee accepts applications for some of the local council wards:

There are no designated Aberdeenshire Charities Trust funds for Ward 6 - Peterhead South and Cruden.

Ward 4 - Central Buchan (Fetterangus, Longside, Maud, Mintlaw, New Deer, New Pitsligo, Strichen and Stuartfield)
Fund purposes Total Fund Available for grant funding Retained as capital
The prevention or relief of poverty £2,129.38 £2,129.38 £0.00
The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
Ward 5 - Peterhead North and Rattray (Crimond, St Combs, St Fergus and Peterhead)
Fund purposes Total Fund Available for grant funding Retained as capital
The prevention or relief of poverty £638.32 £174.12 £464.20
The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

How to apply

You can apply for funding by completing the appropriate application form:

Send completed applications to the Buchan area office.

What happens next

The Buchan Area Committee will review your Aberdeenshire Charities Trust funding application. Find out about how we deal with your application.

You can apply for funding by completing the appropriate application form:

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