Submission Deadline

The next closing date for the submission of large grant applications to Fife Environment Trust is Tuesday 31st March 2020. All eligible end of March submissions will be considered by the FET Trustees at the end of May 2020.

Applications to our small grant scheme for awards up to £10,000 are considered on a rolling basis.

Application forms are available to download from the ‘Applications’ section of this website.

November 2019 Funding Committed

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.

Submission Deadline Reminder

The next closing date for the submission of large grant applications to Fife Environment Trust is the last working day in September 2019. All eligible end of September submissions will be considered by the FET Trustees at the end of November 2019. Application forms are available for download from the ‘Applications’ section of this website.

St Bryce Kirk Historic Rose Window

With the help of a small grant award from Fife Environment Trust, restoration of the historic rose window at St Bryce Kirk is now complete.

The project involved the restoration and preservation of an important piece of heritage. The restoration work undertaken will also prevent damage to the interior of the listed building from water ingress through cracked glass and open cracks in the stone tracery.

FET Large Grants Deadline Approaching

The next deadline for the submission of Large Grant Applications to Fife Environment Trust is Friday 29th March 2019. Please submit your completed application form (and supporting documentation) in time for this deadline in order for a late May 2019 decision by the Board.

The last round of funding applications saw £600,465 committed to 19 projects including the following:

* £17,040.75 to the Toll Centre in Burntisland for a replacement heating system;
* £22,838 to CLEAR of Buckhaven towards the costs associated with a project to enhance Buckhaven foreshore;
* £43,848 to Colinsburgh Town Hall towards the cost of replacing all windows within the hall building.

As before, there are no deadlines associated with the submission of Small Grant Applications to Fife Environment Trust. Both application forms are available for download from the website under the ‘Applications’ tab.

Funding Deadlines

Please note that the next deadline for the submission of large grant applications to Fife Environment Trust is Friday 30th March 2018. The Board will meet to consider the submissions at the next meeting of the Trustees scheduled for Thursday 31st May 2018.

Applications for funding via the Small Grants Scheme can be submitted at any time.

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Funding Committed

The Board of Fife Environment Trust recently met to consider 16 large grant requests for funding. Of the 16 applications submitted, the Board agreed to approve funding towards 14 projects including:

* £50,000 to Queens Hall in Charleston towards the costs associated with roof repairs;
* £50,000 to Tayport Community Trust towards a component of the wider Tayport Community Hub project – namely heating installation and solar panels;
* £49,965 to North Queensferry Community Centre towards the installation of a Multi-Use Games Area adjacent to the Community Centre building;
* £24,000 to the Dalgety Bay Woodlands Group towards the costs associated with upgrades of sections of Core Path and steps;
* £50,000 to The West Braes Project as a contribution towards the costs involved in rejuvenating Pittenweem’s outdoor sea pool; and
* £49,550 towards the costs of restoring the Abbot House building in Dunfermline.

In total, £571,730.21 was committed by the Trust for projects to improve/create public amenities or restore historic buildings.