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National Development Project Fund

Scottish Government
Deadline: Tuesday 30th of April 2019

The Scottish Government has made an investment of £20 million per year for the duration of the current Parliament (2018-19 – 2020-21).  This investment through the Programme for Government is to support the delivery of services to reduce problem drug and alcohol use. We have allocated this investment across three funding streams for 2018-19 which […]

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The Volant Charitable Trust

Foundation Scotland
Deadline: Tuesday 30th of April 2019

Background Foundation Scotland delivers The Volant Charitable Trust Open Grants programme. Foundation Scotland manages the entire application process for this grant-making programme and all enquiries should be made using the form below. Aim The Volant Trust’s aim is to support women, children and young people who are at risk and facing social deprivation. Priorities The Volant Trust […]

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Circular Economy Investment Fund

Zero Waste Scotland
Deadline: Tuesday 30th of April 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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Stations Community Regeneration Fund

Transport Scotland
Deadline: Tuesday 30th of April 2019

ScotRail and Transport Scotland are seeking applications for a £1.5million community fund, designed to breathe new life into old and disused railway station premises. The Stations Community Regeneration Fund enables business and community groups to transform redundant station rooms into facilities to benefit local people. Any projects that will aid communities or rail passengers will […]

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Walking for Health Fund

Paths For All
Deadline: Friday 3rd of May 2019

Walking for Health Fund 2019-20 is now open! The fund aims to: Increase the number of new walkers taking part in Health Walks in Scotland. Increase the amount of physical activity undertaken by people in Scotland, especially those experiencing health inequality. Improve wellbeing or reduce ill-health. Constituted groups, registered charities, community interest companies, public sector […]

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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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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 […]

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Self Management Fund

ALLIANCE
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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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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