Renfrewshire Council

Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund - Funding Awards 2019

Celebrating Renfrewshire is a £150,000 fund designed by and for young people, where young people aged 12-25 have a direct say on which projects are funded in their local area.

Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund illustration For the 2019 edition of the fund, 125 applications were submitted for funding for a variety of projects which will improve the lives of young people in Renfrewshire.

All projects had to be designed with young people aged 12-25 in mind, or by those young people themselves, to ensure that the will bring the most benefit to the younger generation.

All the applications were voted on by young people aged 12-25 using the Young Scot platform and those with the most votes took home the funding.

The full list of winning projects and their funding awards are:

Erskine, Inchinnan, Bishopton & Langbank

  • Erskine Music & Media Studio - £3,000
  • Erskine Youth Council - £2,918.90
  • Lamont Farm Project - £3,000
  • Park Mains Community Sports Hub - £3,000
  • St Mirren Youth Football Club - £3,000
  • Renfrewshire Carers Centre - £1,693.71
  • I Am Me Scotland - £3,000
  • Renfrewshire Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament - £675.39

Gleniffer

  • Gleniffer High School (sports leaders) - £2,900
  • Gleniffer High School (gymnastics) - £2,500
  • I Am Me Scotland - £3,000
  • Renfrewshire Carers Centre - £1,693.71
  • Renfrewshire Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament - £2,961.60
  • Lamont Farm Project - £3,000
  • Foxbar and Glenburn Outdoor Group (Club) - £3,000
  • Foxbar and Glenburn Outdoor group (Residential) - £805.69

Johnstone and Linwood

  • Johnstone High School - £1,890
  • Johnstone Castle Learning Centre - £3,000
  • Renfrewshire Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament - £2,961.60
  • Linstone Housing Association - £3,000
  • I Am Me Scotland - £3,000
  • Linwood High School - £3,000
  • Renfrewshire Carers Centre - £1,693.71
  • Youth Interventions Sco46578 - £3,000
  • Linwood, Johnstone and Gryffe Community Sport Hub - £151.69

Paisley East

  • St Andrew's Academy PE Department - £3,000
  • I Am Me Scotland - £3,000
  • CREATE Paisley (5 ways) - £2,964
  • Renfrewshire Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament - £2,961.60
  • Renfrewshire Carers Centre - £1,693
  • Sport for Change - £1,475
  • Loud N Proud £3,000
  • CREATE Paisley (cafe) - £2,934
  • Alba Thistle BC 2003 - £1,500
  • Young Enterprise Scotland - Renfrewshire Area - £1,567.40

Paisley North, West and Central

  • Paisley YMCA - £3,000
  • Loud N Proud - £3,000
  • Mary Russell Youth Club - £1,100
  • Own Yer Bike - £2,980.35
  • Pals of the Privies - £3,000
  • Cameron Dance School - £2,600
  • CREATE Paisley (ambassadors) - £2,000
  • Kibble Education and Care Centre - £2,800
  • CREATE Paisley (5 ways) - £652.65

Renfrew

  • Renfrew High Pupil Leaders - £3,000
  • Young Ambassadors - £3,000
  • Renfrewshire Carers Centre - £1,693.71
  • I Am Me Scotland - £3,000
  • Renfrew YMCA SCIO - £639.66
  • Renfrewshire Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament - £2,961.60
  • Lamont Farm Project - £3,000
  • Young Enterprise Scotland - Renfrewshire Area - £1,362.03

The Villages

  • Renfrewshire Carers Centre - £1,693
  • Linwood, Johnstone and Gryffe Community Sport Hub - £3,000
  • Johnstone Burgh Football Club - £3,000
  • I Am Me Scotland - £3,000
  • Braehead Junior Ice Hockey Club - £372
  • Renfrewshire Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament - £2,961.60
  • Lapwing Lodge Camp Staff - £2,500
  • Lamont Farm Project - £3,000
  • The Boys Brigade, Paisley & District Battalion - £1,000
  • Elderslie Youth Connect - £500
  • Young Enterprise Scotland - Renfrewshire Area - £2,500
  • Renfrewshire Effort to Empower Minorities - £82.40