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Aspiring Communities Fund: approved projects

Published: 19 Jan 2018

A list of all the projects approved to receive funding from the Aspiring Communities Fund.

19 Jan 2018
Aspiring Communities Fund: approved projects
Lead Organisation Name Project Name Total Grant Approved
Aberlour Childcare Trust Govan Community Consultation £23,622
Abertay Housing Association Enhancing the quality of life in our communities £115,162
Action for Children Catalyst £246,048
Action for Children Growing Our Own £172,149
Active Communities Feel good Ferguslie £21,493
AddAction The Stations Project £47,335
Airdrie CAB North Lanarkshire Tribunal Representation Unit £216,203
Aspire2Access Tandem £19,286
Barrhead Housing Association Make It Your Own £188,819
Bethany Christian Trust Building Stronger Communities £43,947
Birchwood Highland Highland Migrants & Refugee Advocacy Alliance £122,561
Brag Enterprises Ltd The Fairer Fife Consortium Project £34,201
Branchton Community Centre Association Greenock South West Community Activators £177,049
Broadford and Strath Community Company Ltd Broadford & Strath Forest School £32,500
Calman Trust Your Voice £23,265
Cassiltoun Stables Nursery Active Children Active Communities £173,566
Castlemilk Law Centre Foodbank Support Project £194,327
CCI Scotland Supported Woodcraft Social Enterprise £83,298
Centrestage Communities Ltd EAT (Eat And Train) on the Road £234,749
Cernach Housing Association Drumchapel Community Connecting Plan £23,380
Childcare in The Community Sharing the Voice of Single Parents £48,739
Churches Action for the Homeless (CATH) Homeless Employability Research: A feasibility study of the scope for a furniture and decoration employability project for homeless people in Perth & Kinross £39,021
Citizens Advice Edinburgh Improving outcomes through Citizens Advice £23,254
CLEAR Buckhaven Methil & Buckhaven Green Regeneration £150,504
Cloch Housing Association Community Art Works £35,845
Clydebank HA Connecting Clydebank £123,926
Coalfields Regeneration Trust Reclaiming Our Coalfield Communities £38,064
Collydean Community Centre Collydean Community Centre Development Project £57,735
Community Central Hall C Squared £91,284
Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE) Food Access Regeneration Education/Enterprise (FARE) £123,562
Community InfoSource Developing W-ASH Sustainbly £38,191
Community Links (South Lanarkshire) HUB Legacy Project £59,811
Craigshill Good Neighbour Project Connected Good Neighbour Networks £168,911
Cunninghame Housing Association Lemon Aid Fuel Poverty £206,364
CVS Falkirk & District Community Capacity Building in Falkirk £248,440
CVS Inverclyde Our Place Our Future £30,682
Cyrenians PSS – Prepare, Support and Sustain £13,609
Darvel Community Trust Darvel & Newmilns – a Hub to Deliver Improved Life Chances and Social Inclusion £33,354
Deaf Connections Sharing and Co-working for an Inclusive Community £49,874
Deveron Projects The Al-Nofara Café £44,081
Dr. Bell's Family Centre Breaking Barriers for Families in Leith £144,648
Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Service Financial Fitness & Resilience £225,540
Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group Research into ADHD Support Needs in Dundee and Angus £42,000
Dundee International Women's Centre (took over from Dundee Social Enterprise Network) Childcare for All £49,101
Dundee Voluntary Action Lochee Community HUB £178,396
Ecologia Youth Trust Growing 2gether £244,069
Edinburgh Food Project Edinburgh Money Advice Centre Research £8,667
Elderpark Housing Association Integrating Built Assets into Alleviating Poverty £22,335
ELREC Young People Against Hate £77,472
Falkirk & District Association for Mental Health Prevention is better than cure £64,232
Families Like US Juniors Child & Adult Activity Centre £127,750
FEAT Trading CIC Silverburn Community Development £9,343
Food Fruition Bridge the Gap £75,637
Forward Coupar Angus Community Led Education and Training £20,585
Furniture Plus Ltd Dunfermline Advice Hub £15,400
Gairloch and Loch Ewe Action Forum (GALE) GALE Centre Capacity Building and Community Services £82,274
GalGael Trust Weans Work Wisdom £14,325
Glasgow Homelessness Network Community Budgeting: Building capacity in Thriving Places £137,244
Lead Organisation Name Project Name Total Grant Approved
Glasgow Homelessness Network Tenancy Sustainment £17,878
Glen Housing Association Balmaise Community Centre £13,585
Glen Oaks Housing Association Community Connections £170,811
Govan Workspace Accessing the potential of the Govan community to expand, enhance and promote the area's heritage £58,585
Govanhill Housing Association Enterprising Green Govanhill £112,256
Govanhill Housing Association South West Govanhill: raising and meeting aspirations £248,452
Harris Development Limited Harris Marina Hub – Developing the Vision £74,689
Healthy n Happy CDT Understand Imagine Create £43,179
Impact Arts Creative Ageing Volunteer Development Programme £111,920
Inch Park Community Sports Club Creating a hub for the community to thrive £19,448
Inverclyde Community Care Forum Places, People & Peers £49,594
Irvine Community Sports Club Get up and Go Irvine £12,000
Kirkcaldy YMCA Aspiring Gallatown £49,182
Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust Business Development £151,870
Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust (took project over from Helmsdale & District Development Trust) Community Engagement Across Sutherland £146,394
Letham Community Sports Club (previously Letham Wellbeing Community Hub Project team) Letham Wellbeing Community Hub - Consortium and Community Capacity Building Development £28,865
Linwood Community Development Trust Woodland Nursery £221,344
Love Learning Scotland Inside Out £121,536
Maryhill Mobile Children's Services Maryhill Mobile Children's Services £55,557
Midlothian Voluntary Action Woodburn & Central Dalkeith Development Project £20,266
Moffat Town Hall Redevelopment Trust Monday well-being centre £85,440
Money Matters Money Advice Centre Money MAP £47,783
Move On Glasgow Holiday Hunger Network £213,007
Lead Organisation Name Project Name Total Grant Approved
Muirhouse Millennium Centre Supporting Lone Parents & Low Income Families in North Edinburgh £90,720
Nari Kallyan Shangho (NKS) Assessing Capacity Building Needs of South Asian Women £30,081
New Gorbals Housing Association Community development to support Gorbals Thriving Place £185,516
Next Step Initiative Dream to Reality £172,539
North Edinburgh Arts (previously Old Kirk and Muirhouse) Community Action North £189,996
North Kelvin Sports Development Group North Kelvin Academy - After-School Club £88,849
North Lands Creative Glass Glass Collective: Getting Creative with Glass Skills £17,508
North West Women's Centre Changing Lives Shaping Futures £143,638
Ore Valley Housing Association Ore Valley Community Growing Project £13,175
Outside the Box Borders Happiness Habits £79,913
Paisley Housing Association West End Transformation (WET) £150,252
Parklea Branching Out Parklea Community Options Project £86,660
PAS (Planning Aid for Scotland) Making Places – Bridging the Gaps £31,791
PKAVS Mental Health & Wellbeing Hub Lost in Transition – Improving Mental Health Outcomes for Young People, with Creative Action £77,404
Play Alloa Bowmar Community Development Worker £60,372
Possobilities Possobilities Life Skills £64,917
Prospect Community Housing Tasting Change £245,740
Radiant & Brighter Bright Futures Women's Groups £69,827
RAMH Connectedness in Our Communities £20,492
Regenfx Youth Trust GoTo £28,694
RockSolid Dundee RockSolid Destinations £15,204
Sacro Antisocial Behaviour Reduction Scoping Project £47,768
Sacro Sacro's Positive Intervention Programme (PIP) £79,579
Saheliya Saheliya Enterprise £228,112
Simon Community Scotland Maryhill peer-led landlord model £8,698
Soul Soup Community Heart and Soul £235,498
South West Community Cycles Southside Volunteer Support Services £90,649
Studio Pop C.I.C. DOT TO DOT© Maryhill Station [] Community Development & Social Innovation £48,875
Support In Mind Scotland Well Connected Communities £31,183
SURF Exploring Community Assets & Aspirations in Three Disadvantaged Places £39,304
Task Gorbals Childcare Family and Childcare Services in Gorbals £198,289
The Ayrshire Community Trust Be Inspired £36,644
The Furniture Project Stranraer Re Use Plus £125,110
The Haven CCC Centre Be Included Be Involved £67,389
The New Tannahill Centre New Tannahill Campus £50,000
The Pollokshields Trust Mark Makers £46,788
The STAR Project Support, Equip, Include £56,964
The Village Storytelling Centre Pollok 80/20 £33,621
The Yard Adventure Centre The Yard Dundee £40,445
Third Sector Dumfries & Galloway Community Food Growing Network £25,415
Thistle Health and Wellbeing Craigmillar: Community of Wellbeing £215,855
Tighean Innse Gall Gluasad Comhla £244,838
Tollcross Housing Association Glasgow East End Parks Community Led Regeneration Project £49,000
Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust Community Participation project £57,163
Toonspeak Young People's Theatre Hello Barmulloch: Research & Consultation £23,073
Transform Community Development FareShare Fife £169,407
Visibility Listen & Link West Dunbartonshire £12,126
Voluntary Action Angus Together Angus: Combating Poverty £198,181
Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire Collaboration for Transformation £248,945
Voluntary Action Orkney Community Led Care £26,390
West Calder & Harburn Community Development Trust Aspiring West Lothian £247,398
West Dunbartonshire CVS Social Prescribing Network £102,206
West Of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) Minority Ethnic Advocacy Project (MEAP) £221,793
Whiteinch & Scotstoun Housing Association Limited WSHA Social Enterprise £125,243
With Kids Calders Children's Zone £47,945


 Approved Round 2 Projects (H&I Areas only)

Lead Organisation Name

Project Name

Total Grant Approved

An Lanntair

Full Circle Western Isles


British Red Cross

Enhancing Resilience in Remote Island Communities


Broadford and Strath

Community Company Ltd

Broadford and Strath Forest School


Caithness Voluntary Group

Caithness Development Officers


Care Lochaber

West Lochaber Community Transport


Cearns Community Association

Cearns Community Development Project


Community Energy Scotland

Western Isles Community Energy Trust


Comunn Eachdraidh Nis

Integrated Pathways


Cothrom Ltd.

Grow Me


Ecologia Youth Trust

Growing2gether in the Community


Highland Third Sector Interface

Community Led Solutions to Tackle Poverty and Reduce Inequality


Kilmarnock Station Railway

Heritage Trust          

The Station Hub Project (Garelochhead)


Kinloch Historical Society

Kinloch Community Inclusion Project


Kyle of Sutherland Hub Ltd

Hub Community Outreach & Development


Mhor Collective

Our Places, Our Stories


North Lands Creative

Community Design House


Support in Mind Scotland (SiMS)

Highland and Islands Connections


Taigh Chearsabhagh Trust

Cridhe Ar(t) Taigh Chearsabhagh



Helmsdale Heritage and Arts Society - Engagement and Education Programme


Urachadh Uibhist

Consulting and Preparing the Case for an Outdoor Nursery Service in Uist


Urras Coimhearsnachd

Bhradhagair agus Arnoil

Grinneabhat Taigh Ceilidh


Voluntary Action Orkney

Enhancing Well-Being Within Our Island Communities