Funding from Area Committees

Grants are available to third sector, voluntary, community organisations and in certain circumstances individuals that work within one or more of the four geographical areas of Dumfries and Galloway.

Who can apply

Applications will be considered for projects that fit closely with the criteria set by the local Area Committees:

When to apply

Area Committee applications are accepted (subject to funds being available) throughout the year but are only considered quarterly in March; May; September; and November. 

Area Committees have completed consideration of the first round of 2018/19 applications.  Applications for this round had to be submitted before Friday 12 January.  

Stewartry Area Committee is now considering a second round of applications.Applications for this round had to be submitted by Friday 13 April.

Wigtown Area Committee is now accepting a second round of application. Applications for this round need to be submitted by 5pm on Monday 23 April.

If second round applications are invited by the other Area Committees, further closing dates will be publicised here in due course.

Area Committees will not generally consider funding events which have already taken place or projects which have started.

How to apply

Download the relevant application form:

Contact us if you're not sure which form to complete.

Email completed forms to and send a printed and signed declaration page to us by post.

We can't consider applications which are incomplete. You must answer all of the questions and submit the required documents to avoid disappointment.

What happens next

Applications received before the relevant deadlines that were completed correctly and in full will be processed, scored and presented to councillors at the local Area Committee meetings.

We might contact you for further information about your application(s) as we're processing and assessing them. We will be able to complete the process more quickly if you respond as soon as possible.

Page last updated: 16/04/2018
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