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The Big Climate Conversation Community Fund

Scottish Government
Deadline: Monday 21st of October 2019

Impact Funding Partners is pleased to announce that The Big Climate Conversation Community Fund will be open for applications from Wednesday 7th August 2019.  The fund aims to support community and third sector organisations to engage with the Scottish Government’s Big Climate Conversation.   The Scottish Government is enabling public engagement events to have a […]

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National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery
Deadline: Thursday 31st of October 2019

he National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new £100 million Climate Action Fund that will enable people and communities to take the lead in tackling the climate emergency. The new fund, from the largest funder of community activity in the UK, will build a network of people and communities, well-placed to drive change within, […]

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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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Wee Grants for Wee Groups

Robertson Trust
Deadline: Thursday 31st of October 2019

We want to support smaller charities and community groups who are doing good work in their communities which fits one of our funding strands: Care and Wellbeing – Improving the quality of life for those affected by physical and/or mental health issues and their carers Strengthening Communities – Increasing the ability and capacity of people and communities […]

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Better Breaks

Shared Care
Deadline: Thursday 21st of November 2019

About this funding The Better Breaks programme provides 12 month grants to third sector organisations to develop and deliver short breaks projects and services for disabled children and young people (aged 20 and under), and their carers (adult and/or young carers). A total of approximately £1.1 million is available for the 2020-21 round of the Better Breaks funding […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

EventScotland – National Events Programme

Event Scotland
Deadline: Friday 7th of February 2020

Funding is available to support sporting and cultural events which take place outwith the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow and drive domestic tourism within Scotland. It is a development programme and therefore does not provide long-term or core funding. It is designed to support additional elements or new activity specifically intended to strategically grow events. […]

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The National Lottery Community Fund – (Scotland) – Improving Lives

Big Lottery
Deadline: Tuesday 31st of March 2020

Funding for people experiencing challenges in their lives to help them overcome this and become more resilient. They want to fund activity which means people: are better able to identify solutions that enable them to take control over their lives and build resilience; are able to shape the projects and services they use to better […]

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The National Lottery Community Fund (Scotland) – Scottish Land Fund

Big Lottery
Deadline: Tuesday 31st of March 2020

The fund will help communities take ownership of the land and buildings that matter to them, as well as practical support to develop their aspirations into viable projects. It supports communities to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and land assets. The Scottish Land Fund is open to organisations […]

The National Lottery Community Fund (Scotland) – Community Led Activity

Big Lottery
Deadline: Tuesday 31st of March 2020

Funding to support communities to bring real improvements to the places they live and the wellbeing of those in need. They will fund organisations to deliver work that achieves the following outcomes: Everyone in the community has the opportunity to influence and get involved in community led activity; people in the community are better connected […]

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