Invergrow Grant Fund 2024

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As part of the UK Levelling Up funding, Inverclyde Council has secured funding for the Invergrow project.

The aims of the Invergrow project are to:

  • Increase and support community volunteers in relation to food growing in Inverclyde.
  • Support the development of small and large food growing spaces.

The Invergrow project will support the workings of the Inverclyde Food Network and help implement priorities contained in the Inverclyde Food Growing Strategy.

  • Priority 1 – Build capacity within communities to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to take part in food growing.
  • Priority 2 – Create strong partnership working between communities, the Council and housing associations.
  • Priority 3 – Ensure communities have the resources they need to be able to take part in food growing.
  • Priority 4 – Contribute towards a reduction in poverty through strong partnership working.                           

Invergrow Grant Fund

The Invergrow Grant Fund will provide an opportunity for community groups and organistions to apply for funding between £1,000 and £6,000 to help the development of growing spaces across Inverclyde. Applicants will be asked to evidence the impact in which the planned project will have in relation to the priorities contained within the Food Growing Strategy.


The Invergrow Grant Fund window will open on Monday 22 January 2024 and close on Sunday 18 February 2024 at 5.30pm.

Decision making process

All applications will be reviewed assessed by a panel made of members of the Inverclyde Food Strategy Group. Once the panel have reached an agreement applicants will be informed of the outcome.

Application Documents 

Organisations are required to register with the Council when they apply. This is done using application form available to download on this page. Guidance notes are also available to assist applicants decide if the fund is appropriate for them and to help them register and apply. You can also request the documents by email or phone.

The Invergrow Grant Fund application can be accessed in the documents section of this webpage along with the application guidance document.

Please submit all applictaions to