Applying for CCF funding

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

To be eligible to apply for any funding from the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) organisations need to be:

  1. Scottish based
  2. Led by the community
  3. Operating on a not for profit basis, or a trading company wholly owned by a not for profit organisation (profit making organisations are eligible to apply to the CCF on the condition that they are wholly owned by a Scottish based not for profit organisation.)
  4. Legally constituted (Your organisation will need to be legally constituted by the time you submit your Final 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, development trusts, youth groups and schools.

What funding is available?

The CCF is open for applications.

CCF Grants and CCF Development Grants are currently available. You can learn more about the grants, plus criteria and deadlines through the links:

Climate Challenge Fund Grants (up to £150,000 per organisation, per year for projects that reduce local carbon emissions)

Climate Challenge Fund Development Grants (up to to £1,000 to help develop an application for a climate action project).


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