2022 Funding now open

The Rural and Island Communities Ideas into Action Fund is a £3 million investment from the Scottish Government to encourage and  enable community groups to design and deliver solutions to local challenges in rural communities across Scotland. Two strands of funding are available -small grants for projects up to to £5,000 and large grants of between £5,001 and £100,000.

Projects funded will contribute positively to local people and local priorities. Projects must be led by their community and completed by March 2023. 

The deadline for applications is 12 (noon) on Monday 10th of October 2022.