Marr area funding

View grants and funding available for the Marr area:

Marr Area Committee funding

Funding of up to £4,000 is available for for small grant scheme projects. View Marr Area Committee budget guidance (pdf 31KB) to find out more on who is eligible for funding and how to apply.

Complete Marr small grants scheme budget form (pdf 76KB) to submit your application.

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 Marr area that can be used for purposes set out by the trust.

View information about charitable trust funds in Marr:

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 Marr Area Committee accepts applications for the local council wards:

Ward 14 - Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford (Alford, Huntly and Rhynie)
Fund purposes Total Fund Available for grant funding Retained as capital
The prevention or relief of poverty £52,645.26 £28,225.48 £24,419.78
The advancement of education £68,246.31 £50,583.29 £17,663.02
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 15 - Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside (Braemar, Ballater, Aboyne, Tarland and Torphins)
Fund purposes Total Fund Available for grant funding Retained as capital
The prevention or relief of poverty £7,291.39 £7,291.39 £0.00
The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
Ward 16 - Banchory and Mid Deeside
Fund purposes Total Fund Available for grant funding Retained as capital
The prevention or relief of poverty £3,795.93 £3,795.93 £0.00
The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science £5,872.74 £5,528.68 £344.06

How to apply

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

Send completed applications to the Marr area office.

What happens next

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

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