Clyde Mission Fund: how to apply

Information about the Fund, who is eligible, and how to apply.

How to apply

The Clyde Mission Fund has a two-stage application process:

Stage 1

Applicants should complete the attached outline application form,  providing an overview of the project, costings, confirmation of deliverability, and key outputs such as job creation. 

The deadline for Stage 1 applications was 9 October 2020.

Following this stage, successful projects are invited to complete the stage 2 application process.

Stage 2

Applicants successful at Stage 1 are required to provide more detailed information on: costings; deliverability; partnership working and community engagement; public and private leverage; monitoring; legal and accountability issues; and outcome metrics and data.

At both stages, a panel of officials from the Scottish Government, Scottish Futures Trust and Scottish Enterprise will consider and score the bids. Scoring will be based on the following weighted criteria:

  • how does the project contribute to inclusive economic growth?  (40%)
  • how does the project contribute to reducing carbon emissions, improving the environment or adapting to climate change? (30%) 
  • how have and will partners and communities be involved in the development and delivery of the project? (15%)
  • how will the project benefit communities? (15%)

Indicative timetable of key milestones

  • fund launch: 28 September 2020
  • closing date for stage 1 applications: 9 October 2020
  • successful stage 1 applications announced: 15 October 2020
  • closing date for stage 2 applications: 6th November 2020

Projects will be notified as soon as possible after Stage 2 is complete.


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