CAmGlen Covid Community Chest
Helping your neighbourhood during the covid-19 crisis
Welcome to our CamGlen Covid COmmunity Chest page!
DO YOU WANT TO HELP YOUR NEIGHBOURS AND/OR YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD WHO ARE AFFECTED BY THE COVID-19 CRISIS?
DO YOU HAVE A LOCAL PROJECT OR ACTIVITY THAT WOULD BENEFIT FROM SOME FUNDS?
DO YOU HAVE FUN AND CREATIVE IDEAS THAT CAN KEEP PEOPLE CONNECTED AND SUPPORT WELLBEING AT THIS TIME?
Healthy n Happy have been awarded funding through the Scottish Government’s Supporting Communities Fund for a CamGlen Covid Community Chest.
WHAT CAN THE MONEY BE USED FOR?
Local neighbourhood activity that directly benefits the local residents of Cambuslang and Rutherglen so that they can:
access items they need (not emergency food)
volunteer and help their neighbours
be connected to each other
participate in activities that they enjoy
improve their health and wellbeing
If you have a great idea or project that could benefit from some funds, have a chat with Jan Taylor from Transforming Communities by calling 07846 751 145.
This could include:
volunteer expenses (including travel etc)
printing and marketing costs
IT equipment such as phones, sims, internet dongles and tablets (for the stated purpose)
zoom/skype or other social media/online subscriptions (for the stated purpose)
petty cash for a shopping/local non-emergency supplies
resources to create wellbeing/activity packs or other similar ideas (wool/knitting/sewing kits, art n craft items, gardening kits, kids’ fun packs etc).
sessional/hourly rate costs associated with delivery (if a community group/organisation)
other items that will help you deliver your project
WHAT WE WILL NOT FUND:
This fund will not resource emergency food provision as that service is being provided through the CamGlen Covid Response Group and the South Lanarkshire Council Wellbeing Line.
If you know of people who require this support, please contact us through www.camglencovid.org.
HOW MUCH CAN YOU ASK FOR?
Applications are invited up to the amount of £2,000 (in exceptional cases up to £5,000)
What IS the process?
The application process involves four simple steps:
Have a chat with Jan Taylor from Transforming Communities about your idea/project on
07846 751 145
Applications will be assessed
to confirm they meet the criteria
(refer to ‘what the money can be used for’ above)
You will be contacted about your application and if successful we will arrange payment to you.
If you are an individual or an informal/newly formed group (not constituted) - Healthy n Happy will purchase all the items you need and get these delivered to you for your project/activity.