Funding opportunities up for grabs at fayre hosted by MSP And MP

KIRKINTILLOCH’S SNP parliamentarians have invited good causes to come to a funding fayre they have organised next month.

The Big Lottery Fund, Sportscotland, the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Robertson Trust will be on hand with information about funding opportunities.

Rona Mackay MSP and Stuart McDonald MP organised the event for Monday October 2 at Hillhead Community Education Centre from 10am to noon.

Ms Mackay said: “There are so many amazing community groups and charities that Stuart and I have worked with which can benefit from our funding fayre.

“I consider it an opportunity for good causes to access funding that many might not have known they would be able to before, which would in turn help them fulfil their goals in our communities.”

Mr McDonald said: “Rona and I are very excited about this event, as it’ll give us the chance to meet with more local groups and help them get hooked up with some funding, that many desperately need.

“As a general principle, it is incredibly important that MSPs and MPs support the charities and good causes at work in their constituencies.”

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Rona Mackay was elected in May 2016 with a 8,100 majority in Strathkelvin and Bearsden.

Prior to this, she was a journalist in national newspapers for more than 20 years, before becoming Parliamentary Assistant to Clydebank and Milngavie MSP Gil Paterson, with whom she worked for nine years before becoming elected.

 

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