Participate. Activate. Regenerate

The PAR Project is for you, if you live, work, study or volunteer in North Carrick.


Open to all community groups, businesses, and potentially individuals (subject to meeting criteria) in the following community council areas:


• Crosshill, Straiton & Kirkmichael

• Dunure

• Kirkoswald, Maidens & Turnberry

• Maybole

• Minishant


Themes for projects:

The people of North Carrick are the best judges of what is needed in their areas but PAR2 organisers are looking for projects that fit into one or more of the following themes:

• Youth-based

• Working with Seniors

• Supporting unemployed people

• Improving access to Training and Qualifications

• Working with Cared-for people

• Addressing Social Isolation

• Improving Community Transport

• Improving Health and Wellbeing


Projects can be:

• Small ...................up to £1,000

• Medium .......£1,000 to £5,000

• Large...........£5,000 to £10,000


Support is available to applicants to help with Project Identification, Project Development, Application Writing, Presentation Skills, etc.


The first stage in the application process is to complete an Expression of Interest Form – a simple form where you give basic details of your organisation and your project.


Download Expression of Interest (EoI) Form here:



24th December 2017

Submitting Expression of Interest Forms*


26th January 2018

Submitting Full Applications*


3rd March 2018

Decision Day – Voting on Projects*


Funds will be allocated to projects before 31st March 2018 and Projects must be completed by 31st March 2019.


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The PAR2 project is being implemented by North Carrick Community Benefit Company & Maybole and North Carrick Locality Planning Group. Decisions are made by a Steering Group that has representatives of the North Carrick communities, the Carrick Centre and Carrick Academy.


Jointly funded by:

South Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership (Locality Planning)


Scottish Government (Community Choices Fund)





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