The Community Investment Team is here to help voluntary/community groups and organisations not only think about and apply for grant funding, but to consider alternative finance approaches to support their work.

The team provide regular alerts about funding, training, events and good news stories to community groups, charities and voluntary organisations in East Ayrshire.

There are a variety of innovative options for investing in your community, encouraging wider participation and involvement to make your community a better place to live.

We offer regular updates on grant funding, information sessions, meetings with your group to discuss funding options for your project and information and advice on alternative approaches to community investment. Alternative approaches include:

Further information

For further information please complete the community investment enquiry form. This will allow us to assess the level of support required and respond to you with appropriate information.

If you experience any difficulty in using the above systems, please contact the Community Investment Team.

We cannot provide advice on accessing funding for individuals, non-constituted organisations or profit making businesses. However, the following contacts will be able to provide further information:

Contact Information


Community Investment Team
Telephone: 01563 578104