The Better Breaks programme provides 12 month grants to third sector organisations to develop and deliver short breaks projects and services for children and young people with disabilities (aged 20 and under), and their carers (adult and/or young carers). A total of approximately £1.2 million is available for the 2019-20 round of the Better Breaks funding programme. Grants […]
Do you have a project which is always being put on hold? Are you looking to enhance your organisation with new skills, energy and ideas? Would you like funding and recruitment support to hire a student or graduate? The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with Santander Universities UK, are offering you match funding and recruitment […]
Any group of volunteers can apply for Volunteering Matters Action Earth grants of between £50-250 to run environmental activities in Scotland’s green spaces. This could include creating or improving community gardens, wildflower meadows, ponds or woodlands. This year we also have a limited number of enhanced grants of up to £500 for environmental projects which […]
The Smarter Choices, Smarter Places (SCSP) Open Fund aims to encourage people to change their behaviours to walk or cycle as part of their everyday short journeys. The fund will also encourage people to use sustainable travel choices for longer journeys. Find out more.
Next deadline: 30th November Grants to support work that aims to reduce inequalities and strengthen communities. £20,000 for core or project funding to grants in excess of £250,000 for major capital awards. More about this fund here.
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has launched a second round of the Carers Act Transformation Support (CATS) Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government, to give third sector organisations involved in the local implementation of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 the opportunity to apply for small grants to support their work. In Round […]
Eat well age well would like to encourage people across Scotland to help them in their quest to reduce the number of older people who are at risk of becoming malnourished, or already are hungry and malnourished. Applicants can apply for funds ranging from £50 to £5000 to test ideas which will prevent, detect and/or […]
Ever thought of setting up a Film Festival in your community? Or perhaps you’re already running one, but would like to try something completely new. Help is at hand from Regional Screen Scotland’s new Local Film Festival Challenge Fund. This small, one-off fund has been set up with funding from Screen Scotland, and is intended […]
Applications for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Transitions Fund are now open for their 2019 programme. The Transitions initiative aims to provide funded training for those wishing to study the performing or production arts. Transitions is for Scottish residents living at postcodes that are identified as being within the top 20% on the Scottish Index of […]
Over the past three years, the Life Changes Trust has committed more than £5 million to Dementia Friendly Communities across Scotland. These communities are all very different. Some are geographical communities and relate to a specific location like the Orkney Islands, Kirriemuir or Stirling. Others are communities of interest that bring people together because they […]
The Co-op Foundation can offer: Interest-free loans of up to £50,000 towards viable business ideas that will benefit the whole community – particularly those facing greater challenges. No repayments for the first year, while your trading activities are developing If you are based in a more deprived area, or your work mainly benefits more disadvantaged members […]
The Scottish Land Fund supports rural and urban communities to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and land assets. Funded by the Scottish Government and delivered in partnership by the Big Lottery Fund and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, it offers grants of up to £1 million to help communities […]