Stonelaw cash help
Two Rutherglen groups will receive a share of £732,285 from Awards for All.
Stonelaw High School and Stonelaw Pre-school Group are celebrating after the announcement.
The pre-school group will receive £10,000 to develop their outdoor play area.
The school will use the funding to buy fitness equipment for the community sports hub based there.
New equipment will be used by pupils during extracurricular sessions and by members of the community.
An Awards for All Scotland spokesperson said: “The smallest amount of funding can often make the biggest difference to people’s lives.
“Today’s £ 732,285 of grants will help communities across Scotland set up and develop a wide spectrum of projects run for and by local people.
“All of these grants are a great way to show the variety of projects that can be funded through Awards for All.”
Awards for All Scotland gives out grants of between £ 500 and £ 10,000 to projects that bring communities together to enjoy a range of activities. It is a partnership by Sportscotland and Big Lottery Fund. Go to www.biglotteryfund.org.uk for details.