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Community Resilience Fund - Coronavirus

The council has made funds available for community resilience work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more:

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Eligibility

The Aberdeenshire Community Resilience Fund is for community or resilience groups seeking funding to support people in the community who are staying at home, self-isolating, vulnerable and unable to access basic necessities such as food and medicines, as a result of the restrictions due to COVID-19.  If the group applying is not constituted, they should affiliate with an existing constituted group, for example, a community council.

The fund is not designed to support other community groups who may be affected because they cannot raise funds or income as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. Groups in this situation should visit the SCVO website.

For further information view criteria for the community resilience fund (pdf 51KB)

Funds

If approved, the funds will be awarded within 2 working days of the application being made.

The applications will be assessed by your local area managers office and funds will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

How to apply

Complete the community resilience fund application (pdf 759KB), view guidance notes (pdf 140KB) and help with PDF forms before submitting a request.

If you need assistance or are unable to submit online please contact your local area managers office.