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Creative Breaks fund

Shared Care Scotland
Deadline: Thursday 23rd of May 2019

£600,000 of funding for short breaks projects for carers & the people they care for: APPLY NOW! The Creative Breaks programme provides 12 month grants to third sector organisations to develop and deliver short breaks projects and services for carers of adults (aged 21 years and over), young carers (caring for children or adults), and […]

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Mental Health Funding Programme 2019

Bupa Foundation
Deadline: Friday 31st of May 2019

Improving mental health in mid-life Mental wellbeing underpins good health and impacts everyone. It is estimated that one in four people will experience a mental health problem each year, yet many will receive no treatment at all. For some mid-life can be a time of increased responsibilities, challenges and pressures, in their working lives, family […]

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The Transforming Scottish Indoor Tennis Fund

Deadline: Saturday 1st of June 2019

The Transforming Scottish Indoor Tennis Fund will deliver a national strategy to create a network of regionally based indoor tennis centres in Scotland to ensure that the majority of the country has access to a high quality indoor tennis centre. Priority will initially be given to transformational projects which involve a minimum of 3 indoor […]

Funding Opportunity

Robertson Trust main and major revenue and capital applications

Robertson Trust
Deadline: Friday 14th of June 2019

Registered charities and CICs Ltd by Guarantee registered and working in Scotland have until midday on the 14th June 2019 to apply for grants of £500 upwards to support work that aims to reduce inequalities and strengthen communities. Projects that respond to identified needs and disadvantage and/or work directly on the delivery of services and […]

Funding Opportunity

Self Management Fund

Deadline: Sunday 30th of June 2019

The ALLIANCE is delighted to announce that the Self Management Fund: Working Together to Strengthen Integration is now open for applications Third sector organisations to share in newly opened £1 million Fund in 2019 to support people with long term conditions. Over 150,000 lives improved over ten years The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland […]

Funding Opportunity

Small Ideas, Big Impact Fund

Eat Well Age Well
Deadline: Tuesday 6th of August 2019

Re-opening for Submissions After the incredible response to our Small Ideas, Big Impact fund in 2018, we are thrilled to announce that the fund will re-open for a second round of submissions on Monday 6th May. We want people to think outside the box and come up with innovative ideas that will help support older […]

Funding Opportunity

SEN Bridging Loan Fund

Scottish Communities Finance
Deadline: Saturday 31st of August 2019

The Social Enterprise Network (SEN) Bridging Loan is a small fund that is capitalised by the investment of people and organisations within the Scottish Third Sector, via the purchase of Community Bonds. Bridging loans are only available to Social Enterprise Network members and are only for organisations looking for bridging finance. See more details and apply.

Funding Opportunity

Henry Smith Charity: Improving Lives

Henry Smith Charity
Deadline: Friday 27th of September 2019

Improving Lives grant programme provides grants to charitable organisations that help people when other sources of support have failed, are inappropriate, or are simply not available. They support established organisations delivering services directly to beneficiaries. They are looking for services which can demonstrate a track record of success, and evidence the effectiveness of the work. This […]

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Volunteering Matters Action Earth

Volunteering Matters
Deadline: Thursday 31st of October 2019

Any group of volunteers can now apply for Volunteering Matters Action Earth 2019 grants of between £50 – £250 to run environmental activities in Scotland’s green spaces. This includes enhancing local biodiversity by creating or improving habitats, community gardens, wildflower meadows, ponds, woodlands, urban greenspaces and other growing areas. This year we also have a […]

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Circular Economy Investment Fund

Zero Waste Scotland
Deadline: Tuesday 31st of December 2019

Zero Waste Scotland is investing £18 million as grant funding to small and medium sized enterprises who are helping to create a more circular economy. ZWS invites proposals from: Small to medium sized enterprises (less than 250 employees/turnover less than €50 million) Non-profit organisations (charities and social enterprises) ZWS is interested in: Exploring markets for new circular […]

Funding Opportunity

Edinburgh Trust Community Programme

The Edinburgh Trust
Deadline: Tuesday 31st of December 2019

Turn2Us has been providing financial support to residents in Edinburgh since 2011 through the Edinburgh Trust. Until now, the Trust has focused on providing financial support to people needing short term help for themselves and their families. The trust is now looking to fund and support new and innovative projects in Edinburgh, which can provide […]

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ILF Scotland Transition Fund

Independent Living Fund Scotland
Deadline: Wednesday 1st of January 2020

The new ILF Scotland Transition Fund provides money, for up to one year, to support young people living with disabilities (as defined in the Equality Act 2010) to improve their lives. This includes autism, learning difficulty, physical disability, mental health (e.g. anxiety or depression) or hearing or visual impairments. The purpose of the Fund is […]