Autumn in the City 2023

Closed 14 Sep 2023

Opened 28 Aug 2023


Who Can Apply?

£10,000 has been allocated to community groups across the city to supplement the delivery of activities to children and young people during the October Holiday period.

A Community Group is defined as group or organisation that is based in or operating in a community within the city. Please note, this applicaton is not for parents. 

What is the criteria?

This is Aberdeen City Council Funding. 

The funding is aimed at children aged 5-14 from low income households and should be targeted at these groups:  

  • Children from lone parent families  
  • Children from ethnic minority families  
  • Children from families which have 1 or more person with a disability or additional support needs (adult or child) 
  • Children from families with a young parent (under 25)  
  • Children from families with a child under 1 year old  
  • Children from larger families (3+ children)  

In addition, we ask: 

  • That activities are free of charge
  • That provision includes lunch or at least a snack
  • That activities must take place within the City

You will be responsible for managing bookings to your activities. Autumn in the City can share information on your project if you would like additional promotion.

If funded we will advertise your programme on Aberdeen City Council's ' Autumn in the City' webpage so everyone within the targeted group has a fair opportunity to book using the contact information you provide.

A funding requirement to complete an evaluation at the end of your session(s).

How do you apply?

Please fill out the form below and return by 14th September 2023.

The planning group will review the applications and let you know of the outcome by 21st September 2023.

In addition to meeting the criteria, the planning group will also use the data we received from previous 'In the City' programme 2023 to ensure we are meeting the demand for activities as well as having a varied and exciting programme for children and young people to benefit from.

When you are making your application, please consider possible costs associated with booking buildings etc. You are responsible for all elements of your programme including making venue bookings.

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