Climate change

Funding and working with communities

The Highland Environmental Network (HEN) works with us to support and encourage communities and individuals to take action on climate change issues. It supports collaborative working across organisations in Highland to improve environmental outcomes.

Find out more about the work of HEN

Highland Environment Network - What We Do Flyer

Climate Challenge Fund

The Scottish Government can provide development grants of up to £500 for your community group:

  • To develop an application for future climate action funding
  • To support peer-to-peer learning activities that build  capacity to tackle climate change

What groups have done with the grants:

  • Insulated their community halls
  • Worked with their local neighbourhood to improve energy efficiency and cut fuel bills
  • Promoted low carbon transport options
  • Provided facilities for residents to grow their own fruit and vegetables

Climate Challenge Fund grants available for community groups

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