Perth Harbour Community Fund Opens for Applications
The Perth Harbour Community Fund was created to make a difference and benefit the lives of people living in Perth and Kinross.
The Fund was first launched in 2021 and made eight awards to groups tackling poverty, stigma and shame, social inclusion, health and wellbeing and organisations that help people become self-dependent and resilient.
The Buttons and Bows Baby Bank will use their award to help provide free baby food, nappies, baby essentials and baby equipment to families with young children who experience financial difficulties.
Letham4All SCIO will use their award to reduce social isolation among the over 60's.
The Perth Strathtay Harriers are breaking down social and financial barriers for many of those engaging in their activities to ensure their continued interest in athletics.
Checkin Works will use its award for its Giraffe Community Kitchen, which delivers meals to the most disadvantaged, including those living in financial insecurity, hidden poverty, homelessness and/or COVID related disadvantage, poor mental health and/or learning disabilities.
The Perth City Centre Community Hub’s Connect Perth project is tackling digital inclusion by offering a space for disadvantaged people and people less familiar with digital technology to get online.
This year the Perth Harbour Community Fund is looking to support non-profit organisations who use the River Tay to deliver positive outcomes and benefit the lives of the people they engage with. Including, but not limited to:
Organisations who use the river for recreation and sport.
Organisations who use the river for education and learning.
Organisations who use the rivers surroundings and walkways.
Organisations who commit to the environmental upkeep of the river.
Organisations who can apply:
Constituted voluntary and community organisations
Community companies e.g. companies limited by guarantee, community benefit societies or Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations’
Community Interest Companies are eligible to apply if they meet the Fund’s minimum governance standards.
Have an organisation in mind? Applications for the Perth Harbour Community Fund will open on 1 February 2022 and organisations can apply for an award up to £1,000. More information can be found at perthharbour.co.uk/perth-harbour-community-fund. or search online for ‘Perth Harbour Community Fund’.
Thanks in advance for your help in supporting wonderful causes within our community.