Own Project Grant

This grant gives you the opportunity to get creative and design a project that meets the needs of your group. This could include small art projects, youth work activities or development of your existing project or environment.


You have all the freedom you want in designing your project, but our staff are on hand to answer questions or offer advise if needed. The application form is simply a statement of the intended activity that you wish to use the grant for, what you hope the project will achieve, a time-line of delivery and brief overview of costs. Your application will be used to determine if the project creates environmental improvements, benefits community and in line with RiverLife’s core aims. If you don’t meet all of these then we will either award 50% of the grant or offer you an ‘Action on the Ground’ grant.


Reporting is simple, we’ll help you to submit a small form that says the amount of people involved and what the outcome of the work means for your group. We’ll also ask you to do a brief interview for the project, which will help us in our reporting. We also love photos and would love photos of the delivery phase.


Delivery time is up to you, you’ll tell us what this is in your application. Staff will be on hand for advice during the delivery phase if you need any support.

Want to apply?

Contact the team via email or call on 0131 445 1527 to get the application form and you’ll also be given the name of your project officer that will be your main go-to person during the process and to the end.