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Banff and Buchan Area Initiative Fund’s second round opens for applications


By Kyle Ritchie

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Communities across Banff and Buchan can now apply for the second tranche of the Banff and Buchan Area Initiative Fund.

This will provide funding of up to £5000 (or £10,000 if identified in a Community Action Plan or similar) for projects such as improvements to towns or volunteering schemes.

It is available to support local groups to meet the needs of their communities and tap into the talent and resources which exist throughout the area.

The second tranche of the Banff and Buchan Area Initiative Fund has opened for applications.
The second tranche of the Banff and Buchan Area Initiative Fund has opened for applications.

The second round of applications should be submitted by 5pm on Monday, August 19.

Applications are invited from constituted groups and the aim is to deliver projects within the Banff and Buchan area in line with the following themes:

• Changing Aberdeenshire’s relationship with alcohol

• Reducing child poverty

• Connected and cohesive communities

• Improving the appearance and maintenance of towns and villages

• Stronger communities

• Safer communities

• Supporting health and active communities

• Tackling poverty and inequality

• Transport and connectivity

For an application form or for further details call 01467 530700 or email banffandbuchanamo@aberdeenshire.gov.uk


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