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Community Choices fund 2016/17 and 2017/18 application information: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02316
Date received: 3 October 2017
Date responded: 25 October 2017

Information requested

You asked for information relating to the Community Choices Fund in 2016/17 and 2017/18 and the answers to your six questions are as follows:

(1a) The total number of applications to the 2016/17 fund?

(1b) The total number of applications to the 2016/17 fund which were made by Community Councils?

(1c) The total number of applications to the 2016/17 fund which were not from local authorities or Community Councils?

(2a) The total number of applications to the 2017/18 fund?

(2b) The total number of applications to the 2017/18 fund which were made by Community Councils?

(2c) The total number of applications to the 2017/18 fund which were not from local authorities or Community Councils?

Response

(1a) The total number of applications to the 2016/17 fund? 137

(1b) The total number of applications to the 2016/17 fund which were made by Community Councils? 30

(1c) The total number of applications to the 2016/17 fund which were not from local authorities or Community Councils? 85

(2a) The total number of applications to the 2017/18 fund? 91

(2b) The total number of applications to the 2017/18 fund which were made by Community Councils? 16

(2c) The total number of applications to the 2017/18 fund which were not from local authorities or Community Councils? 53

You may also be interested to read the Community Choices Report 2016/17 Community Choices Report 2016/17 and information about the Community Choices Fund 2017/18 Community Choices Fund 2017/18. Also the website www.PBScotland.scot provides accessible information on events, policy and resources in Scotland, and profiles examples, pictures and videos of Community Choices in action.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
27 Oct 2017
Community Choices fund 2016/17 and 2017/18 application information: FOI release