Grants available to address capital’s climate challenge

GRANTS of upto £20,000 are up for grabs, for groups pursuing projects that address Edinburgh’s climate challenge ambitions.

The city’s climate strategy includes the goal of becoming a ‘net-(carbon emissions) zero city’ by 2030.

Successful applicants require to demonstrate delivery within 12 months and applications require to be submitted by the 12th of next month.

A public vote will determine the final winners.

Says a council announcement, here: “The initiative is designed to support the delivery of the council’s climate change targets together with providing learning to inform the wider approach to participatory budgeting. Participatory budgeting is a way for citizens to have a direct say on how money is spent. In Edinburgh, participatory budgeting has been used as an approach to distribute funding since 2010.”

Information sessions have been arranged for the 23rd and 24th of this month.

Picture credit: Place Design Scotland