Community Capacity and Resilience Fund (CCRF)
The Scottish Government is offering a fifth round of grants of between £1,000 and £7,500 to voluntary sector organisations to enable them to tackle the effects of welfare reform and poverty in communities throughout Scotland. The aim of the scheme is to support innovative and short-term projects lasting up to 9 months that enable frontline organisations to mitigate the impact of welfare reform, promote social inclusion, tackle inequality, and increase partnership working. Project activity in Scotland commences in early February 2020 and to be eligible applicants must demonstrate:
- How their proposal will expand/develop the organisations capacity in order to meet demand relating to welfare reform.
- How it will help bring organisations together in partnership to support people.
- How it will develop people's ability to prevent themselves from reaching crisis point.
The following third sector organisations with an income of £250,000 or less are eligible to apply for funding:
- Voluntary organisations
- Social enterprises
- Community organisations
- Volunteering bodies
- Housing associations
- Credit unions
- Community Interest Companies (if no profit distribution)
- Charitable trusts
- Community enterprise trusts
The deadline for applications is 13 December 2019.