Groups urged to go for grants
Community groups in Rutherglen and Cambuslang are being invited to apply for a slice of £81,500 funding by the UK’s fourth largest building society.
Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving community funding scheme has 163 pots of £500 to give away in 2016 and is urging organisations to put their name forward before today’s deadline, July 29.
Full details and online applications can be made at the dedicated website www. skiptongrg.co.uk
Once the applications are in the public will be asked to vote for their favourite shortlisted groups.
Last year 30,000 public votes saw 162 groups each receive £ 500 to help fund projects.
Roy Prent o n , f rom Skipton’s Grassroots Giving team, said: “Grassroots Giving is all about helping small community groups that usually struggle to gain any kind of financial support. Our scheme has far exceeded our expectations, demonstrating that many local community groups need this help and support.”