Date lodged: 25 April 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how much has been made available for stage two of the Aspiring Communities Fund; how many applications the stage has received, and when the successful projects will be announced.
Answered by: Angela Constance 8 May 2018
The Aspiring Communities Fund has £18.9m available to support both Stage 1 and Stage 2 applications. The Aspiring Communities Fund received 131 eligible Stage 2 applications and currently supports 76 of these. The value of these projects is just under £11m. The successful Stage 2 projects were announced on 27 October 2017.