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To raise awareness and support delivery of green infrastructure in central Scotland, the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) is offering young people aged 18 to 25 the opportunity to apply for a grant towards travel anywhere in the world to develop their knowledge on a specific topic related to the study of green infrastructure.

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Round 2 of the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund is now open for applications and will close on 3 April 2018. More information on eligibility and how to apply can be found here. We are holding two open events where potential applicants can hear more about the fund, how to apply and current projects.

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Organised by Scottish Natural Heritage in partnership with ERZ Studio, WSP, and Glasgow City Council this free event is for urban planners, designers, architects, landscape architects, developers, contractors, engineers; house builders and social housing providers, local authorities, and relevant public sector representatives. 

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Holyrood Magazine has published an article written by our Chairman, Mike Cantlay, setting out the importance of Green Infrastructure and the positive impact it can have on communities.  You can view it here.

Rather than regarding green infrastructure as a burden on hard-pressed public finances, we should embrace it as an important part of an approach to sustainable healthcare, says Ben Williams.

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Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund is now open for Round 2 applications.  Energy Saving Trust administers the fund on behalf of Transport Scotland.  Click here for further information.

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Briefing on current work and future plans for the Green Infrastructure Strategic Intervention

Councillor Yvonne Allan, Gavin Clark and Middlefield Steering Group members at the start of construction.

Signing the grant contract and start of construction at Middlefield was celebrated on 3 October

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Statement from Iain Rennick, our Head of Green Infrastructure Fund

Postponed

Thank you for your interest in the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund (GICEF). We have taken the decision to postpone the launch of our second funding round of the GICEF and the accompanying open events planned for 3 and 7 August in Glasgow and Edinburgh respectively.

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Travel Grants for Young People to Research Green Infrastructure (Scotland)

To raise awareness and support delivery of green infrastructure in central Scotland, the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) is offering young people aged 18 to 25 the opportunity to apply for a grant towards travel anywhere in the world to...

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund Round 2 - open for applications

Round 2 of the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund is now open for applications and will close on 3 April 2018.

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
Urban Design with Nature Sharing Good Practice Event - 21 February 2018 - Battleby Conference Centre, Perth

Organised by Scottish Natural Heritage in partnership with ERZ Studio, WSP, and Glasgow City Council this free event is for urban planners, designers, architects, landscape architects, developers, contractors, engineers; house builders and social...

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Associate Feature: Greening the grey - why Scotland needs green infrastructure

Holyrood Magazine has published an article written by our Chairman, Mike Cantlay, setting out the importance of Green Infrastructure and the positive impact it can have on communities.  You can view it ...

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017