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Community Wellbeing Participatory Grant Making (PGM): the results!

The Community Wellbeing PGM votes have been cast and counted - and we are delighted to announce that the groups to be offered Community Wellbeing PGM funding for their projects, as voted for by the people of Moray, are as listed below:

Assistance Dogs Scotland CIC

ADSCiC Assistance Dog Training Package £1,440.00

Wild Things! Environmental Education in Action

Sanquar Wood After School Club £1,425.00

Moray Wellbeing Hub CIC

Tools for Recovery £1.999.00

Finechty Mens Shed

Providing a disabled toilet at our community workshop £2,000.00

Keith and Dufftown Railway Association

All abilities access ramp to engineering shed £2,000.00

Forres Area Community Trust

Menopause Moments Pilot £2,000.00 The Loft Youth Project

Easter Holidays Activities £1,590.00 Moray Loves Nature

Moray Loves Nature £1,600.00

Keith Kerbs Moray

Avoid closure of Keith Skate Park £2,000.00

The Hopeman Community Heritage Garden

Edible raised beds and Wildlife pond £1,233.00 Findochty Town Hall

Power Failure Changeover Switch £985.00 The Fishermen’s Hall Trust

MensKave £1,728.00 Total allocated £20,000 Total available for distribution £20,000 Balance yet to be allocated £0.00

Congratulations to all of the above, and heartfelt commiserations to all the individuals and groups whose very worthwhile projects will not be offered funding on this occasion.

Every project attracted in excess of 150 votes, with 1, 468 people overall taking part in voting. The National Lottery Northeast Community Team and tsiMORAY are very grateful for the efforts of every person and group who applied, and everyone who voted, as well as all those who took part in shaping the process, as this is a brilliant result for people in Moray and for the development of participatory democracy. Thank you!

We hope every individual and group taking part can feel proud that their project and ideas have received support, whether or not they receive an award offer on this occasion. We also hope we can continue to work together to develop connections made, to the benefit of the development of their project idea, of their group, of their local community, and of the people of Moray.

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