Kincardine and Mearns area funding

View grants and funding available in the Kincardine and Mearns area:

Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee funding

The area committee has a small budget which can be used to 'top up' other funding sources in cases where otherwise there would be inadequate funding to allow something to happen.

The use of the budget has to be within guidelines agreed by the council. It also needs to be in line with themes agreed by the area committee. These are listed inside the application form.

To apply for the funding, complete Kincardine and Mearns budget application form (pdf 130KB).

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 Kincardine and Mearns area that can be used for purposes set out by the trust.

View information about charitable trust funds in Kincardine and Mearns:

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 £1,000. 

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

Available funds

Our Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee accepts applications for the local council wards:

Ward 17 - North Kincardine (Newtonhill and Portlethen)
Fund purposes Total Fund Available for grant funding Retained as capital
The prevention or relief of poverty £467.23   £467.23 £0.00
The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
Ward 18 - Stonehaven and Lower Deeside (Drumoak and Stonehaven)
Fund purposes Total Fund Available for grant funding Retained as capital
The prevention or relief of poverty £1,906.57 £1,906.57 £0.00
The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
The advancement of education £4,678.55 £4,678.55 £0.00
The advancement of health
The advancement of citizenship or community development
The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science
The advancement of public participation in sport
The provision of recreational facilities, or the organization of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended
The advancement of environmental protection or improvement
Ward 19 - Mearns (Fettercairn Gourdon, Inverbervie, Johnshaven, Laurencekirk and St Cyrus)
Fund purposes Total Fund Available for grant funding Retained as capital
The prevention or relief of poverty £86,132.74   £83,565.55 £2,567.19
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 Kincardine and Mearns area office.

What happens next

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

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