Falkirk district groups share a slice of National Lottery cash
Denny Community Support Group, the Ettrick Dochart Community Hall management committee, SAHELIS and The Braveheart Association will each receive some of the money.
The £9450 granted to the Denny Community Support Group will enable them to install a new kitchen in their town centre premises to enhance their community food provision work.
While the management committee of the Ettrick Dochart Community Hall in Hallglen will use their £8473 to continue providing food deliveries within the community as well as to help them establish a food larder at the hall.
SAHELIS provide a range of support and social services for women primarily from minority communities within the Falkirk area.
A grant of £7422 from the Community Fund will allow the group to cover soem running costs and provide various care packages for members.
The £4970 award for The Braveheart Association, based at Falkirk Community Hospital, will be used to deliver a range of community-based health activities, wellbeing activities and support for people with long term conditions looking to improve their health.
The funding will allow a weight management and health maintenance support service to be developed that can be delivered remotely.
Across Scotland many of the organisations receiving grants from the fund will help people to support each other through the Covid-19 crisis and beyond.