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Democracy Matters Community Engagement Fund



Fund status: Closed
Closing date: October 31, 2018
Amount: Up to £1000
Who they fund: Organisations
Funding category: Campaigning, Community Development


The Scottish Government Democracy Matters Community Engagement Fund provides grants of up to £300 (in exceptional circumstances up to £500) to small voluntary organizations and community groups in Scotland to help them run an event with a group of five or more people to discuss what matters to them in relation to democracy.

Groups and voluntary organizations with a turnover of up to £100,000 can apply for a grant to run an event and cover costs such as venue hire, catering, childcare and inclusive communication such as interpreters.

A brief report and evidence of what emerged from the event must be returned directly to the Scottish Government by 31 October 2018.  The report can be in a range of formats such as notes from the discussion, a video clip or photographs from flipchart sheets. If a report has not been submitted by the agreed date, you will need to repay the grant.


How to apply

Contact Democracy Matters Community Engagement Fund using the details below

Web address:

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