'Work is continuing to get The Crannie ready to serve the community.'

The Trust is delighted to announce that it has been successful in being awarded £122,000 by the Big Lottery Fund to support the development of The Crannie, a new community space in Cranston Street. 

The funding is from the ‘Grants for Community Led Activity’ pot of the Big Lottery which aims to help communities improve the places in which they live.

The Trust's success in securing this funding is testament to the fact that there is a real need for a community space in Edinburgh’s Old Town, a situation that was clearly articulated in the funding application.

Fenella Kerr and Hannah Bradley of the project’s Development Group said, ‘This funding will have a hugely positive impact on the set-up and first few years of The Crannie. We would like to thank all of the team who put in so much time and effort to complete the funding application – your hard work has paid off.’

Work is continuing to get The Crannie ready to serve the community.  It is currently scheduled to open its doors in Spring 2018.

For further information follow these links

Big Lottery Fund Press Announcement

https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/press-releases/scotland/250817_sco_blfs_5million-national-lottery-bonus

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Link to The Crannie Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/The-Crannie-259393671216085/

Link to The Crannie Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/thecrannie/