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The West Kintyre Community Fund is a fund set up to support community led activities that are supportive, positive, strategic, creative and help to improve the future of the community of West Kintyre – (Kilkenzie in the south to Whitehouse in the north).


Applications are now being invited for the three areas of funding available for consideration by the fund managers.


  1. Educational bursaries for persons residing in the area undertaking a first degree, further education college course or approved apprentiship. Successful applicants will be awarded a bursary of £1000 per annum for the duration of their studies up to a maximum of 4 years.


  1. New small business start-up grants – grants may be available for any new small businesses wishing to start up within the area and who have a business plan that clearly identifies the goals and aspirations for the future growth of the business.


  1. Legacy Projects costing over £2000 - Grants of up to 90% funding may be available for currently operating community halls to help their future sustainability and/or reduce their carbon footprint by the installation of modern heating systems such as air-source heat pumps, modern high grade double glazing and wi-fi systems. Grants are also available existing operational groups to expand improve their facilities and for new groups setting up within the area for the benefit of the community. In this instance all funding offered must be spent within one calendar year of the fund being offered.


For application forms or further information please email:

Closing date for receipt of all applications 24th June 2024

Funding interviews/ decisions will take place in July


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This fund dispenses funds from the Cour windfarm and is available for groups who operate within West Kintyre, East Kintyre and Tarbert and Skipness CC areas.  The fund is a managed fund with 2 members from each CC area sitting on the panel

For further information please contact the Fund at

Tel: 07871 785583