Each panel will be allocated to a voluntary stitching group. These groups may vary in size from just a couple of people to a dozen or more.
Unanimously agreed by members of Lochaber Area Committee Members at a special meeting earlier this month the funding will help projects on Canna, Eigg, Rum and Muck.
The National Trust for Scotland told the Lochaber Times it was delighted by the level of interest in the tenancy for Canna’s Tighard House.
Launched by Sail Scotland the short films showcase Scottish marinas, anchorages and adventures, encouraging people to explore by boat and stay in new and unique, locations.
Geraldine MacKinnon, chairperson of the Isle of Canna Community Development Trust, said the move was a real step forward for the island.
It is planned to start building these three new community owned houses in spring 2022 so that Canna can welcome its new residents later in 2022.
Keeping children from their families, especially at this stage in the pandemic doesn’t make sense, says Councillor Niall McLean.
The final deadline for ‘expressions of interest’ to be submitted is the 13 August 2021.