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Council Grant Funding to Support Local Communities

Welcome to the Third Sector grant funding page.   

Currently closed for Third Sector Grant applications for 2014-2015

Argyll and Bute Council Third Sector grants are aimed at supporting communities and vulnerable people and helping to kick start new projects and events.  

In 2014, the Council made available £140,000 for Third Sector grants to groups and organisations working to improve community life at a local level; and £78,000 for organisation’s providing a service Argyll and Bate wide. 

See table below for Information on successful applicants in 2014

In addition to providing support on the Third Sector Grant application and process, the Council’s Community Development Team can assist third sector organisations with developing new projects, exploring income generation opportunities, identifying other sources of funding, community engagement and evaluation techniques.

For further information or guidance please phone 01436 657608 or email:

Successful Applications - April and August Area Committees 2014


Applications approved

Amount Awarded

Bute & Cowal



Oban, Lorn & the Isles



Mid Argyll, Kintyre & the Islands 26


Helensburgh & Lomond 18



End of Project Monitoring Reports 2013/14 and 2014/15

The Council needs to account for all Third Sector Grant funding allocated and it is therefore a requirement for grant recipients to complete all sections of the End of Year Monitoring Report.  The Reports for 2013/14 and 2014/15 are available to download below.  Please email completed reports to, ensuring the report has been signed.


Further Funding Advice

Find more sources of funding and funding advice.

Health and Wellbeing Fund grants