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RHS fund helps gardening projects with £30,000 injection
A total of 25 community gardening groups across Scotland have been awarded grants totalling £30,000 by the RHS. This is the second tranche of a three-year programme designed to support community growing across Scotland.
More than 70 groups applied for grants from the charity to help fund local projects. The RHS awarded up to £2,500 to 14 projects and a further 11 projects received small grants of up to £300.
Projects supported by the scheme include:
Download the full list of supported projects (218kB pdf)
Liz Stewart, RHS Development Manager for Scotland, said: “We are delighted to be supporting such a diverse range of exciting projects, and were overwhelmed by the quality and variety of the applications we received. It goes to show that community gardening is firmly established and celebrated in Scotland.
"The range of projects supported by the RHS include benefits to health and wellbeing, skills development, biodiversity and urban regeneration and demonstrate the impact and importance of gardening to communities today.”
For more information about the Scotland Community Fund or our work in Scotland, please contact Liz Stewart, Development Manager for Scotland at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07738 809441.
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