Investing in Communities is a new Scottish Government fund, opening in April 2022. Worth £10 million per year, there are four themes:
• Ensuring a just transition to net zero
• Tackling Poverty and Inequality
• Developing and Sustaining Place Based Approaches
• Community led Regeneration
The next round of the ICF will be available to support projects from 1 April 2023, which we expect to open for applications towards the end of March or early April 2022.
The team in the Scottish Government Regeneration Unit that delivers the Investing in Communities Fund (ICF), will be holding webinar sessions for interested stakeholders and prospective applicants to provide an overview of the fund’s aims, eligibility criteria and the application process prior to its anticipated opening for applications next calendar year.
The webinars will also include time for Q&A. The team’s approach is also intended to provide time for interested organisations to develop quality collaborative place based proposals in conjunction with local partner organisations. The webinars will last one hour and are planned for
You can join one of these information sessions for which you can register to attend by using one of the following links:
You will be able to access a copy of the presentation slides on the ICF webpage prior to the first event so that you have the opportunity to consider any questions you may wish to ask during these sessions. The current version of the fund’s guidance note and FAQ will also be accessible on the ICF webpage by mid December 2021 to ensure that you have access to all of the details.
If you encounter any problems completing the registration process please email: