Here’s a heads up of key dates for £eith Chooses 2019/ 2020 to get into your diary.
- Applications to be in by Monday 6th January 2020 (but ideally before Christmas….)
- Voting Event is Saturday 1st February 2020
There is £44, 000 for community projects, up to £5,000 per project. Start thinking and planning now! Come to a support session for discussion and advice, if needed.
Applications are invited NOW for community projects that will benefit people in Leith, that address either ‘fighting loneliness’ or ‘fighting hunger’ – or both.
You can apply for up to £5,000. Applications must be in by 6th January at the latest, but ideally before Christmas.
Download an Application form 2019-20 here.
Download Guidance notes 2019-20 here.
The auspices were all good as we ‘launched’ £eith Chooses 2019-20. The skies turned orange then purple, and a glorious rainbow settled on Leith.
Credit and thanks to Nick Gardner, Willy Barr,and Dr.Bells Family Centre for their great photos (taken from the window of Leith Community Centre).
Applications are invited for project proposals that address the £eith Chooses 2019-20 theme, which is:
Fighting Hunger and / or Loneliness
Your application can address either Hunger or Loneliness, or both.
You can download Guidance Notes and Applications forms here
Applications are invited as soon as possible, ideally before Christmas, and must be in by 6th January 2020 at the very latest. Please think about coming along to a Support session before submitting your application, to make sure your idea / application is on the right track.
Do please come along to the launch of the latest £eith Chooses process. There are new themes for this year, that you will want to hear about before planning your community project application. 6:30 pm, Leith Community Centre Cafe area, Tuesday 1st October
Everyone is welcome to come to the LeithChooses launch event:
- Leith Community Centre Cafe
- Tuesday 1 October
Please would you be good enough to complete this short survey about your experience of £eith Chooses 2019? It should not take you more than about 10 minutes, and will give the organisers important information to help future planning.
Click below to start. Thank you
Sadly, there is just not enough money available through City of Edinburgh Community Grants Fund to support all the great projects that were put forward to £eith Chooses. There’s always next year…..
Meanwhile, here are some other possible avenues to explore, in the hunt for funding:
£eith Chooses is holding an open discussion session to review and evaluate all aspects of the 2019 £eith Chooses process, and to share ideas for future events. Please do come along if you can – 6:30pm, Leith Community Centre cafe, Tuesday 12 March. All Leithers welcome.