Community groups can apply for funding for green projects up to £10,000 thanks to North Ayrshire Green Health Development Fund.

This initiative is part of the programme of activity being delivered by the North Ayrshire Green Health Partnership which is helping to make more use of Scotland's outdoor as 'our natural health service'.

The fund can be applied for projects up to £1500, £5,000 and £10,000.

The partnership is supported by NatureScot (formally known as Scottish Natural Heritage), Scottish Forestry, NHS Health Scotland and Transport Scotland.

Applicants must be a not for profit, community group/organisation providing a service, based in and serving the people of North Ayrshire.

For more information see @NAGreenHealth on Facebook/Twitter or contact David Meechan on 07773 200525 or email:

Applications will be open from September 14 to November 23 2020.