East Renfrewshire Council is holding a series of events to support anyone looking to apply for Place Based Investment Programme and Communities and Place grants.

These grants have been created to help communities deliver projects that will support local priorities and help communities thrive and grow.

The sessions will cover:

  • Overview of the grant programmes
  • Eligibility criteria for funding
  • Examples of previous projects
  • How to apply and when

These grants can support a wide range of projects such as upgrading town centre public realm and green spaces, making better use of land and existing buildings, shop front improvement schemes, improved digital connectivity and developing active travel opportunities.

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The sessions will take place on these dates:

  • Monday, November 6 - 10.30am to 12.30pm - Giffnock Library
  • Tuesday, November 7 - 10am to noon - Thorntree Hall, Thornliebank
  • Thursday, November 9 - 10am to noon - Montgomerie Hall, Eaglesham
  • Tuesday, November 14 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm - Clarkston Halls
  • Wednesday, November 15 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Barrhead Foundry
  • Monday, November 20 - 10am to noon - The Hub, Newton Mearns
  • Wednesday, November 22 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm - Glen Halls, Neilston
  • Thursday, November 23 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Online meeting

Spaces are limited so if you would like to come along, book a place by emailing business@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk or calling 07918 445194.

Councillor Danny Devlin, environment and housing convener at East Renfrewshire Council, said: "These funds are valuable regeneration opportunities for our communities. 

"We are committed to improving and upgrading areas across East Renfrewshire and this funding allows the community to get involved and get projects moving. 

"These sessions will provide you with all the information you need to make an application, so I'd encourage you to check the list and book your place."