University Community Fund - case studies

The following case studies demonstrate successful community projects that have received UCF funding.

Wheels to Work, Levenmouth

During the Covid pandemic, key workers played a crucial role in making sure we had food, as well as access to healthcare and education. However, with public transport often being scaled back due to a drop in demand, some key workers found it difficult to get to work.

Read the Wheels to Work case study.

Friends of Craigtoun - garden restoration

The Friends of Craigtoun Country Park were awarded £3000 towards restoration of the Lodge Garden, providing the local community with improved access to green spaces.

Read the Friends of Craigtoun case study

Fife Migrants Forum - Conversation Café

A new project led by the Fife Migrants Forum, which aims to combat loneliness and promote mental health and wellbeing, received a welcome funding boost of £3000 in Round 2 of the 2020/2021 Community Fund.

Read the Fife Migrants Forum case study.

St Andrews Voices - Sing a Song for Covid

St Andrews Voices, the people behind Scotland’s only festival of vocal and choral music, received £3000 for their adapted British Heart Foundation’s Singing for Lung Health workshops to support those recovering from Covid-19 across Fife, teaching key skills around breathing to help in the fight against long Covid.

Read the St Andrews Voices case study.

Dance St Andrews - Digital Dance

Dance St Andrews were awarded £1125 towards their Digital Dance programme, which offers online and digital dance classes for the youngest and oldest members of the local community

Read the Dance St Andrews case study.

Lucky Ewe - Access Project

Lucky Ewe, based at Bonnyton Farm near New Gilston, were awarded £3000 to support additional accessibility improvements on the farm.

Read the Lucky Ewe case study.

1st St Andrews Girls Brigade - Action for Wildlife

1st St Andrews Girls Brigade were awarded £709.05 for their Summer 2021 project, Action for Wildlife, a series of activities and resources to connect members and their families with wildlife, regardless of resources or space available to them.

Read the 1st St Andrews Girls Brigade cast study.