The Scottish Government’s Community Growing Fund grant scheme is now open for applications. The Community Growing Fund is an £80,000 grant scheme to help people grow and learn about food. The fund offers up to 100% grants of up to £3,000 for practical works which support community growing activities.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 31st March 2019.

Community groups, public bodies and third sector organisations can apply for a grant of up to £3,000 to support existing or set up new 'grow your own' projects.  The scheme is part of Scottish Governments vision for a Good Food Nation and aims to help increase understanding of where our food comes from, and support healthy eating and exercise.

All projects must be completed by 31 March 2020.

Details of the grant scheme, the application form and guidance notes can be found on the Scottish Government’s Food & Drink Community Growing Fund webpage