Applying for CCF funding

Find out more about applying for funding through the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund.

The Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) is currently closed. New application deadlines will be confirmed in due course.

To be eligible to apply for CCF funding your organisation will need to be:

  1. Scottish based
  2. Led by the community
  3. Operating on a not for profit basis
  4. Legally constituted (by the time of being awarded funding, if not at the time of application)

The type of community-led organisations from which we have received applications includes, but is not limited to:

Arts groups, sports clubs, community councils, faith groups, student unions, residents associations, local charities, food groups, community-led housing associations and development trusts.

CCF Grants

To date CCF grants have supported 986 projects run by community-led organisations that reduce local carbon emissions.

  • The CCF is currently closed to applications, but CCF grants of up to £150,000 per project will be available for one year projects that will commence in April 2018.
  • Application deadlines will be confirmed in due course.

CCF Development Grants

To date 175 Development Grants have been awarded to help community-led organisations develop an application for future climate action funding, or support peer-to-peer learning activities that build their capacity to tackle climate change.

  • Development Grants of up to £1,500 will be available in 2017/18.
  • Application deadlines will be confirmed in due course.