The Board of Fife Environment Trust recently met to consider 19 large grant requests for funding. Of the 19 applications submitted, the Board agreed to approve 14 projects including:
* £50,000 to Collydean Community Centre towards the costs associated with alterations and improvements to the building;
* £47,619 to Buckhaven Baptist Church towards the expansion and improvements of the kitchen facilities;
* £50,000 to YMCA Glenrothes towards the costs associated with rejuvenating a large garden area including the creation of a play area;
* £50,000 to The Playpen Cafe CIC towards the cost of renovating a derelict building in Kincardine to be run as a community hub;
* £49,800 to East Wemyss and McDuff Green Poverty Action Group towards the cost of creating a community garden which will contribute towards the prevention/relief of food poverty;
* £27,000 to Abbeyview Bowling Club towards the cost of replacing the indoor bowling arena carpet; and
* £14,225.25 to Fife & Kinross Bat Group towards the cost of creating a unique ‘bat house’ and night scented garden in Letham Glen, Fife.
In total £577,097.60 was committed by the Trust for projects to improve/create public amenities or restore historic buildings.