Grants of up to £5000 are available to help community groups provide public access computer access in the area.

Funding is available to:

  • Buy or upgrade computer equipment that is available to the public to use to access online digital services. This could include PCs, tablets, Ipads and other digital devices
  • Upskill staff and/or volunteers to enable them to provide support and assistance to help people get online

Apply for funding

Funding decisions will be made by a panel from the Fairer Falkirk Partnership, part of Community Planning Falkirk. Preference will be given to groups that will:

  • Provide support and assistance to help people get online and use digital services
  • Focus on low income groups or individuals

Digital Inclusion Fund application form

Please submit applications as soon as possible to

or

Funding
Falkirk Counicl
Municipal Buildings
West Brige Street
Falkirk
FK1 5RS

If you would like to discuss the application form, please contact:

How much money can be applied for?

There are limited funds available so an upper limit of £5000 is set. We are looking to support a number of organisations across the area so please be realistic about what you need.

What won't be funded?

  • Recurring costs such as wifi contracts
  • Activities promoting religious or political beliefs
  • Private companies or individuals
  • Running costs for organisations

Timescales

Funding is available for this financial year. Applications will be considered as they are received so please submit applications as soon as possible. The final deadline for applications is 28 February 2018, however it is expected that the majority of funding will have been allocated before this date.

Evaluation

If your application is successful, we will work with you to gather information on the benefits the equipment has delivered.