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Funding and grants

Financial support for local community groups and organisations.

  • Funding for arts projects

    The Dumfries and Galloway Regional Arts Fund aims to help deliver and increase the impact of regional arts projects.

  • 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.

  • Sports grants

    Grants are available to support individuals and clubs from Dumfries and Galloway who are taking part in sport.

  • Common Good Funds

    Our Common Good Fund provides groups or individuals with financial help to organise events and activities for residents in their area.

  • Support for festivals and events

    We're working to establish Dumfries and Galloway as an internationally renowned destination for rural events that continuously attracts new visitors to the region. Advice and funding is available to help.

  • Funding for shop front improvements

    The Dumfries and Galloway Shop Front Improvement Initiative provides assistance to independent retail properties in small town centres and district centres across the region.

  • Funding for community safety projects

    The Community Safety Fund is designed to support projects that aim to make people feel safer in their neighbourhoods or reduce the number of people who are victims of crime and antisocial behaviour.

  • The Armed Forces Covenant Fund

    The Armed Forces Covenant Fund provides grants to projects which support the armed forces community.

  • Civic hospitality

    We sometimes provide hospitality in the form of a reception, light refreshments or a presentation to mark special events or achievements.

  • Wigtownshire Educational Trust

    The Wigtownshire Educational Trust provides financial assistance to residents in the Wigtownshire area that are either attending or looking to attend educational activities.

  • Lockerbie Trust

    The Lockerbie Trust provides financial assistance to individuals, groups, clubs and societies whose aims are charitable and in the interest of the community of Lockerbie.

  • George Hunter Trust

    The George Hunter Trust provides financial assistance to individuals, schools, clubs and societies, whose aims are to benefit the community of Lochmaben.

  • The Samuel Elliot Bequest

    The Samuel Elliot Bequest provides financial assistance to charitable organisations and community councils who aim to benefit the communities in the Burgh of Lockerbie, the Parish of Dryfesdale and Johnstone.

  • Lockerbie and Syracuse Trust

    The Lockerbie and Syracuse Trust was formed to distribute fund allocated through the Lockerbie Disaster. The Trust allows young people from Lockerbie Academy to attend Syracuse University in the USA.

Page last updated: 26/08/16