Self Directed Support Fund

The new Support in the Right Direction Fund (SiRD2021) is open for applications as of today, 5th February. The deadline for applying is 12pm (midday) on Tuesday 3 April 2018.

The application process is being managed by Inspiring Scotland and you can get information on criteria and the application process from the Inspiring Scotland website –

Here you will find Fund information and Guidance notes, the Consultation summary and a copy of the application form. If after reading the Guidance notes you decide to apply, you need to request an application form for completion, which will then be emailed to you. You can request your application form through

They will also be providing surgery sessions to discuss individual project ideas for SiRD2021 on the following dates:

  • 5 March – Glasgow, venue TBC
  • 6 March – Edinburgh, venue TBC
  • 8 March – Aberdeen, venue TBC

You can request to attend a surgery here-

Please share this information with your contacts and partners where relevant. If you have any questions get in touch with Ashley or Kaylie from Inspiring Scotland:

If you would like support with your application from SDSS please contact Mark: