The Climate Challenge Fund is a grant scheme. Keep Scotland Beautiful and made funding of £37.7million available to communities across the four financial years 2008-12.
£27.4 million (2008 ‐11)
£10.3 million (2011‐12)
The Scottish Government’s spending review has confirmed that the CCF will continue to support communities in this way. £10.3 million will be available to Scottish communities until 31 March 2015.
Applicants must be based in Scotland, be legally constituted, made by not-for-profit distributing community groups, from the community sector and not householders or individuals.
To start the process, you will need to submit an initial Expression of Interest (EoI) form: Expression of Interest Form (Online Version). After KSB have received this, you will then be issued with a full application form and allocated a KSB Development Officer who will be able to provide you with guidance as to how to fill it out.
The projects are undertaking a wide range of activities, including increasing energy efficiency of homes and community buildings, helping communities to reduce, reuse and recycle their waste, encouraging the use of low carbontransport and active travel options, and the consumption and production of local foods.