Renfrewshire Council

How much can I apply for?

Up to a total of £50,000 per application to the overall fund, with a maximum of £30,000 for applications to the Villages Investment Fund.

Grants will be considered for revenue or capital projects under 3 levels of funding with increasing expectations at each level:

  • Up to £5,000 - small scale revenue or capital projects to support communities to develop ideas and get early quick wins and visible change happening - to encourage and kick start community activity and deliver visible environmental improvements.
  • £5,000 to £10,000 - larger scale revenue or capital projects, generating sustainable physical improvements and investment in green spaces, parks and play areas and villages that meet most if not all of the objectives of the Fund and should be able to demonstrate clear evidence of support from the wider community.
  • Over £10,000 - Revenue or capital projects that will deliver significant improvements and will be expected to have additional sources of funding in place or plans in place for securing additional funding.

Grant Conditions

All grants will be subject to Renfrewshire Council's Standard Grant Conditions.

  • £1,000 to less than £10,000
    • All grant payments will be authorised by the Council subject to satisfactory compliance procedures outlined in the Grant Conditions and subject to scrutiny of any grants claims and receipts/invoices by the Council.
    • Once agreed all grant payments will normally be made in one or two instalments at the Council's discretion.
  • £10,000 or more
    • All grant payments will be authorised by the Council subject to satisfactory compliance with the bookkeeping and accounts procedures outlined in the Grant Conditions and subject to scrutiny of any grants claims and receipts/invoices by the Council.
    • Once agreed, all grant payments will normally be made on a quarterly basis and may be paid in advance at the Council's discretion.
  • Grants are made payable to applicant organisations or individuals detailed in the main application form.
  • Grant awards are not transferable to other organisations or entities and must be used to deliver the agreed project.
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