£eith Chooses 2022 funding applications now open!

1 August 2022

This year’s £eith Chooses will be allocating a total of £49,102 to projects or organisations that will benefit Leith communities. Port of Leith Housing Association is pleased to have contributed £3,000 to the fund.

This year’s theme is Sustaining Leith: supporting and protecting the most vulnerable in our community.

The projects that will receive funding will be selected by public vote. Take a look below to see how it works!

Step 1: Group submits an application form, for a new project (up to £5,000) – by 30 September 2022.

Step 2: All projects are showcased online via the Leith Chooses website.

Step 3: Groups should raise awareness of their project and its benefits to Leith communities as much as possible. The aim is to show locals why they should vote for the project online.

Step 4: Voting by the public takes place online (16–29 January 2023). Anyone who lives, works, studies or volunteers in Leith is eligible to vote. and can cast three votes  each, plus a fourth Boost Vote.

Step 5: The projects that receive the most votes from the community are awarded funds.

The results will be announced in February 2023.

Good luck!

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