Wester Hailes funding available to local people and groups

Cheque presentation Wester Hailes Community TrustWester Hailes Community Trust (WHCT) is a community organisation that has been established to support genuine community-led development in Wester Hailes. The group is led by and accountable to its local membership.

Money is available for small grants from £250 to £2,500 for local people and community groups to help make a difference in Wester Hailes based on these locally identified priorities:

Making Wester Hailes safer for the community

  • Includes raising awareness of hate crime, tackling anti-social behaviour

Making the community better together

  • Includes improving recycling, better care of green space

Tackling Legal Highs

  • Includes information for young people and community, identifying shops selling products.

Addressing transport issues

  • Includes more frequent bus routes to schools and hospitals, better rail service.

Making better use of IT

  • Includes free wi-fi, more IT classes

Improving community facilities and unused land

  • Includes spaces for young people, developing the Plaza

Applications can be made in writing and forms can be downloaded here.

Or if you would prefer then you could video your application.  If you need help with your idea or video application and/or even need equipment then you can pop along to one of our Digital Sentinel I.T Drop in’s and the Team can help you.  The dates for our drop in’s can be found below:


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