How to Apply for a Grant Workshop - Update on Event held on Tuesday 27th September 2016

We are holding free workshops for community groups in local Neighbourhood Partnership areas to help groups improve their skills in preparing grant applications.

We have recently held successful Workshops in Leith, East and South Edinburgh attracting 39 participants. Comments left by delegates included:-

"Very stimulating and empowering."

"Very helpful, hand-on practice."

"Excellent information.Thank you!"


Future events

Please check this page for details of our future plans. 

If you require any further information about funding please contact Maureen Thompson   Policy Assistant on 0131 469 3595.


Successful Workshop held in September 2016

A free Workshop was presented by  Almond  & Western Voluntary Sector Forum/Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council & supported by the City of Edinburgh Council.

"How to Apply for a Grant Workshop" was held Tuesday 27 September 2016 from 10am to 12 noon in the Munro Community Centre. There were 13 participants representing  11 local community groups. The workshop was very well received and positive comments noted below:

" Very useful and informative."

" Well chosen speakers and exercises which will be of benefit in the future."   

" Excellent introduction and awareness of all aspects of fundraising."

 This was the 26th Workshop for community groups in the city which have attracted 400 people.