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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 […]

Funding Opportunity

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 […]

Funding Opportunity

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. […]

Funding Opportunity

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 […]

Funding Opportunity

Creative Scotland – Open Project Funding

Creative Scotland
Deadline: Tuesday 31st of March 2020

This fund supports the arts, screen and creative industries, with projects that help them explore, realise and develop their creative potential, widen access to their work, and enrich Scotland’s reputation as a distinctive creative nation connected to the world. Find out more and apply.

Funding Opportunity

eBike Loan

Transport Scotland
Deadline: Thursday 31st of December 2020

The popularity of pedal assisted electric bikes or ebikes for short, has been growing year on year. They are a good alternative to a normal bike especially if your route includes hills, is more than 5 miles long or if you need an extra boost on the road. If you are considering purchasing an ebike there […]