We work with some great people!

Our Funders, Partners & Supporters

Our funders, supporters and partners all work to make the world a better place — if you would like to work together, please get in touch!

Our Funders

The National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery are currently Sustainable Kirriemuir’s main funder. We have been awarded a Community Led grant of £150,000 from 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2024 which will fund the development of our Community Climate Action Plan, Future Kirrie. To compliment this we have also been awarded £10,000 as part of their Together for Our Planet programme and £7,576 as part of their Awards for All programme. These smaller grants will contribute towards our series of community awareness and education events, and the purchase of a small fleet electric bikes for community use.

Angus Rural Partnership

In January 2023, Angus Rural Partnership awarded us £7,101.96 to support developments to our community garden at St. Mary’s Field in Kirriemuir. Angus Rural Partnership is a new organisation which builds on the positive legacy of the Angus LEADER Programme which ran from 2014 through to 2020.

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Energy Saving Trust

Climate Challenge Fund (CCF)

The Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) was a Scottish Government grant programme. The CCF provided funding and support to help community-led organisations in Scotland tackle climate change through projects that reduce local carbon emissions. Over 1,150 projects across all 32 local authorities were awarded CCF grants during 2020-2022 for activities involving energy efficiency, sustainable travel, local food and resource efficiency. Total CCF funding since 2008 exceeded £115 million. Sustainable Kirriemuir was awarded the total sum of £162,644 from April 2020 – March 2022 for our Nourish Project.

Our Partners

Webster’s High School

As part of the Nourish Kirriemuir project, funded by the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund, we are working in partnership with Webster’s High School to develop a market garden in the grounds, along with supporting them in their other work on learning for sustainability.

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Northmuir Primary School

As part of the Nourish Kirriemuir project, funded by the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund, we are working in partnership with Northmuir Primary School to develop a market garden in the grounds, including a polytunnel, along with supporting them to reduce their food waste and in their other work on learning for sustainability.

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Southmuir Primary School

As part of the Nourish Kirriemuir project, funded by the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund, we are working in partnership with Southmuir Primary School to develop a market garden in the grounds, along with helping them to learn more about textile waste and sustainable fashion.

Kirriemuir Food Hub

Kirriemuir Food Hub

Kirriemuir Food Hub is a non-profit voluntary run organisation with a mission to help combat local food insecurity and reduce food waste by repurposing and redistributing food. 

Sustainable Kirriemuir and Kirriemuir Food Hub are working together in partnership to simultaneously better the environment and enhance the community.

A Longer Table

A Longer Table

A Longer Table CIC, is a zero plastic waste retail grocers shop selling grocery basics, such as dry goods, in season Scottish grown fresh vegetables, and ecologically friendly household and personal care products. They also offer some gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. Where possible they give preference to local producers and suppliers.

We work closely with A Longer Table to deliver our #SussYourFood challenge and often collaborate to increase awareness around reducing waste and making more sustainable food choices.

Community Cook It

NHS Tayside, Nutrition and Dietetic Public Health Team

As a Tayside wide team of Health Improvement Practitioners and Dieticians, the team work with partners to improve the nutritional wellbeing of communities across Tayside by providing evidence based nutritional expertise. We are working together to provide Community Cookit training to people in our town, who will then be able to pass on important cooking skills.

Angus Cycle Hub

Angus Cycle Hub is a not for profit, Community Interest Company. Their project encourages people to cycle, recycle and reduce carbon emissions while improving health and wellbeing. Since 2015 their social enterprise has recycled over 20,000kg of bicycles destined for land fill or scrap, encouraged 65,000km of cycling and saved 73,000kg of carbon emissions (C02e)!

Our Supporters

Angus Council Communities Team

The Communities Team is part of Angus Council Planning and Communities Service and is responsible for a broad range of community planning, as well as delivering community learning and development activity. The team provides support to local people and organisations to build stronger, more resilient, supportive, influential and inclusive communities. This includes working with geographical and interest based communities to improve the places they live in, enabling a wide range of activity from tenant participation to environmental volunteering and community celebrations. They support Angus residents, community organisations and community planning partners to plan and work together.

Voluntary Action Angus

Voluntary Action Angus

Voluntary Action Angus (VAA), the local third sector interface, provides a range of services and support around volunteering, developing and sustaining third sector organisations. Working with other agencies within the voluntary sector means they have a vast array of contacts across different partnerships. So, whether you are looking to take forward a new initiative, access support or require information on local groups, VAA can help.

SCVO - Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector. As members of SCVO, we belong to a community of over 2,000 members and part of a movement that is dedicated to achieving the ambitions of Scotland’s voluntary sector.  SCVO also provides us with access to vital support services. 

Our funders, supporters and partners all work to make the world a better place — if you would like to work together, please get in touch!

Get in Touch

Together we can make good choices and live better, join Sustainable Kirriemuir!

If you would like to know more about what we are doing please get in touch. We are always looking for new members to join our organisation. If you have particular knowledge around climate change issues, or growing, making and mending skills you’d like to share, or just want to know more, we want to hear from you. Everyone is welcome, together we can make a difference.