The newly formed Western Isles Development Trust (WIDT) is now open for business.

WIDT is a community based organisation, supported by income from local Renewable Energy schemes, with £400,000 of funding currently available for eligible projects.  

To be eligible, applications must come from a constituted organisation and must meet the objectives of the Trust in the areas of poverty alleviation, citizenship, arts, heritage, culture, science and environmental protection / improvement.  

Initially, this funding will be offered in the form of Grants up to a ceiling of £10,000 per award and at an intervention rate of 50%.

 More details and a downloadable Initial Enquiry Form are now available here