Regeneration capital grant fund open for applications

The joint COSLA and Scottish Government Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF) is once again open for applications.

Delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government, the fund supports locally developed regeneration projects that involve local communities, help to support and create jobs and build sustainable communities.

First stage applications for projects that can start in 2019/20 are now being requested and should be submitted by email to: by 5pm on 29th June 2018.

The template application form, further guidance and indicative timescale can be found on the Scottish Government website.

The fund, which has been developed in partnership with COSLA and local authorities, is open to all 32 Scottish local authorities and their Special Purpose Vehicles. An independent panel makes recommendations to the Scottish Ministers and COSLA on which projects should receive funding.

A list of 24 projects were awarded RCGF funding in 2018 to 2019.

Lead organisation Project title Full Grant request
Argyll and Bute Council Cairndow Community Childcare and Family Centre £811,198
Argyll and Bute Council The Rockfield Centre – Main building project £420,000
City of Edinburgh Council Duncan Place Resource Centre £1,197,765
Clyde Gateway URC Rutherglen Links Office Pavilions £2,000,000
Comhairle nan Eiliean Siar Stornoway Regeneration Programme - Phase 1 £2,300,000
Dumfries and Galloway Council Saving Moat Brae: A National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling £615,305
East Ayrshire Council Kilmarnock Academy Legacy Project £2,000,000
East Ayrshire Council Ochiltree Community Hub £352,478
Falkirk Council Lock 16 Canalside Community Hub £972,000
Fife Council Dreel Halls Phase 2 £360,000
Fife Council Tayport Community Hub £500,000
Glasgow City Council Govan Old - A Focus for Community Renewal £1,900,000
Glasgow City Council Sighthill Enterprise Wharf £650,000
Highland Council Strathdearn Community Developments New Hub £500,000
Highland Council Carse Outdoor Hub £850,000
Highland Council Morvern Community Business Hub £788,000
Highland Council Thomas Telford Corpach Marina £1,465,000
Midlothian Council Regenerating Rosewell £884,000
North Ayrshire Council Arran Gateway/Brodick Harbour Regeneration phase 2 £100,000
North Lanarkshire Council Glenboig Life Centre £1,000,000
Renfrewshire Council Paisley Museum Re-Imagined £4,000,000
Scottish Borders Council Regenerating Galashiels – Great Tapestry Visitor Centre £1,180,000
South Lanarkshire Council Springhall Community Hub £300,000
West Dunbartonshire Council Maid of the Loch - Transforming Loch Lomond £950,000


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