Shell grants

THE deadline for applications for the next round of the BDP Shell Small Grants is May 18.

Grants are awarded to support community groups and organisations within the Aberdeenshire Council Buchan area, especially projects which will improve the quality of life for local people, and that they have a focus on community safety.

Preference will be given to those projects where no other source offunding is available.

The grant could help with start-up costs, training, encouraging active community participation, equipment, marketing and promotional support.

Further details and application forms are available from Buchan Development Partnership at or by calling (01771) 613584.