Tag Archives: grants

Funding awarded – July 2014

This month saw the launch of a new fund – Entertainment events grants – which is for groups (or individuals) who wish to put on an event and require assistance to get an act or equipment to the island. The Bisgeos Run/Walk 2014 received £630 towards travel and accommodation costs for the band and the Island […]

Training Grants Awarded January 2014 to June 2014

SVQ2 Health and Social Care (£400 each) – Margaret Rendall and Frances Nicolson. There was also one more but this was withdrawn. REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene: Westray Processors Ltd were awarded £151.25 for 11 participants and Pierowall Hotel were awarded £82.50 for 6 participants. Scottish Certificate for Personal License Holder Refresher – Pierowall hotel were […]

Grant awards for October 2013

Two training grants were awarded this month: Yvonne Rorie and Cindy Paterson both received 50% of the balance of the course fees (after ILA has been taken off) for SVQ in Health and Care. The Community Association was awarded £291 for replacement of the lighting desk for the community hall. The Westray NFU have received […]

Playpark Equipment Replacement

The Westray Development Trust Board are pleased to announce that they have confirmed they have allocated £40,000 towards the replacement of the playpark equipment, subject to other funding being successful.   It has been very clear to the board that this project has wide community support and is a very important local facility that has been well used.  Thanks to […]

Training Grants policy

A training grants policy has now been agreed by the board, with a total budget of £10,000 – £5000 for individual applications, and £5000 that can be applied for by businesses who have to provide training to meet regulations (both types are up to a maximum of 50% of course fees, and £500 per person […]