Funding Directory

  • Aberdeen Asset Management Charitable Foundation

    The fund concentrates on two main areas for grants: Emerging Markets and Local Communities. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The Alec Dickson Trust

    Supporting young people who are able to demonstrate through volunteering or community service they can enhance the lives of others. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Allander Youth Activities Charitable Trust (Scotland only)

    The Trust aims to support voluntary organisations in Scotland promoting the education and training of young people at a local level.

    Education and Training

  • ALYVE & Kicking: COVID-19 Small Grants

    ALYVE UK has launched a fund to support local youth forums during COVID-19, as part of its ongoing 'ALYVE & Kicking' small grants initiative.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Covid-19

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation

    The Foundation aims to promote the arts, culture and heritage for the public benefit.

    Arts and Culture

  • Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust

    This Trust awards grants that give disadvantaged young people the opportunity to develop an interest in outdoor activities. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Outdoors

  • The Archer Trust

    A UK Christian charitable grant-making trust which supports small UK charities for whom a grant of between £250 and £3,000 will make a big difference. Trustees next meet in March 2020.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • ASDA Foundation

    The ASDA Foundation supports a range of good causes around the UK. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Asda Foundation - Local Impact Grants

    The Local Impact fund supports not for profit organisations and groups to run smaller local initiatives to help support the local community and bring people together. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • British Record Industry Trust

    The BRIT Trust provides grants to UK charitable organisations that encourage young people to become involved in music. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • Buttle UK: Funding for Estranged Young People

    Providing funding to enable estranged young people to fully access and participate in education, employment or training opportunities. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Education and Training

  • BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme

    Programme supporting children and young people living with severe poverty as well as additional pressures such as domestic violence, disability or poor health in the family.

    Communities

  • Carnegie Dunfermline Trust

    Grants are given for projects and activities with social, community, educational, cultural, sporting and recreational purposes that benefit particularly young people within the Dunfermline area.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The Cattanach Charitable Trust

    Supporting projects which work with children from pre-birth to three years old who are affected by levels of relative deprivation. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Health and Wellbeing

  • City Charitable Trust

    The Trust supports cultural, education, religious and welfare societies and organisations and the relief of poverty. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • Charity Digital Exchange

    The Charity Digital Exchange offers donated technology products from partners such as Microsoft, Symantec and Cisco to eligible UK-registered charities. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Clothworkers' Foundation

    The Clothworker’s Foundation provides Main and Small grants to registered charities in the UK whose work supports disadvantaged young people. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Youth Work

  • Comic Relief UK

    Charities registered in the UK and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for a range of grants. Each funding initiative has a different opening date and deadline.

    National

  • Community Paths Grants

    Applications are open for three grant funds available for community groups to create, improve, maintain and promote community paths.

    Environment

  • Community RePaint

    Community RePaint is a UK-wide network of paint re-use schemes aimed at those looking to source paint for their community projects.

    Communities

  • Community Response, Recovery & Resilience Fund

    Local charities and grassroots organisations across Scotland can apply for funding to help them respond to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and recover from its impact.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Corra Foundation Strategy 2020 – 2030

    The Corra Foundation distributes funds to recognised charities in Scotland which focus on improving the quality of life for disadvantaged people.

    Charities

  • The Covid-19 Support Fund

    The Covid-19 Support Fund works to provide immediate relief to charities hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis.

    Charities

  • Cray Trust

    The Trust supports charities and community groups benefiting young people in the east of Scotland.

    Youth Work

  • Creative Scotland Open Project Funding

    This fund supports the arts, screen and creative industries with projects that help people explore, realise and develop their creative potential. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • Creative Scotland Sustaining Creative Development Fund

    Funding available for between £1k and £50kA fund launched in March 2020 to enable organisations to explore ways of working that will help them to adapt and respond to COVID-19. No deadlines.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • Crisis Intervention Fund for Children and Young People from Armed Forces Families

    This fund is available to Scotland’s Armed Forces children, and their families who have been made vulnerable, or more vulnerable as a result of COVID-19.

    National

  • Culture and Business Fund Scotland (CBFS)

    This fund promotes collaboration between Scottish businesses and arts or heritage organisations to deliver new arts and heritage projects. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • The Crerar Trust

    This fund will be awarded to a local community project which brings together young and old people in a meaningful way. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Dewar Arts Awards

    The Dewar Arts Awards support talented young artists in Scotland, who do not have the financial means to pursue their ambitions.

    Arts and Culture

  • Directory of Social Change

    Directory of Social Change is an independent charity with a vision of an independent voluntary sector at the heart of social change.

    Charities

  • Dr Guthrie’s Association (Scotland)

    Funding is available for not-for-profit organisations that support economically and socially disadvantaged children and young people aged 10 to 21 in Scotland.

    Youth Work

  • The Dulverton Trust

    The Trust supports charities to intervene in different aspects of youth disadvantage such as homelessness, character building, mentoring and employability skills.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Dundee Youth Fund

    The Dundee Youth Fund supports the development of learning opportunities in Dundee for young people aged 10 to 26 who live, work or study in Dundee.

    Youth Work

  • The Ebico Trust

    The Ebico Trust provides funding to support projects tackling fuel poverty in fuel-poor neighbourhoods across the UK.

    National

  • Ernest Cook Trust

    Aimed at assisting registered charities which educate children and young people.

    Education and Training

  • Esh Communities

    Community groups, local charities and social enterprises can apply to Esh Communities for funding up to £1,000. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

    Funding the charitable activities of organisations that have the ideas and ability to achieve change for the better. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • Eurodesk

    Search for European funding for young people, people who work with young people and youth organisations.

    International

  • Faith in Community Scotland(FiCS) Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund

    This Fund aims to enable Scotland’s network of local faith groups and related community organisations to provide immediate support for individuals and families during the early stages of COVID-19.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Funding Scotland

    Find funding for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations using this online directory.

    National

  • Gambling Education & Prevention Action Fund

    Groups of young people aged 12-25 in youth work organisations across Scotland have the opportunity to apply for up to £500 to turn their ideas into action in a local project.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Youth Work

  • Gannett Foundation

    The Gannett Foundation invite applications from registered charities to support projects that benefit the local community.

    Communities

  • The Gannochy Trust

    The Gannochy Trust is an independent grant-making charitable trust which supports registered charities in Scotland (Perth and Kinross in particular). No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Gannochy Trust - Covid-19 Recovery and Renewal Fund

    This Fund aims to help keep local charities in Perth and Kinross operational during the coronavirus pandemic, and to enable them to deliver vital services to their local communities in this region.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Garfield Weston Foundation

    Grants are made across the UK to organisations supporting a variety of projects, including youth work, communities and the arts. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Youth Work

  • The George and Grace Thomson Trust

    The Trust awards grants of between £500 and £2,000 to organisations that focus especially on projects that benefit people in Dundee and address poverty and social exclusion. No deadlines.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Google Grants

    Designed for registered charities, Google Grants provides free advertising on Google AdWords for charities seeking to inform and engage people online. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • The Gordon & Ena Baxter Foundation

    The Foundation funds activity-based projects that demonstrate a clear benefit to communities in Moray, the Highlands and the north east of Scotland.

    Communities

  • GoThinkBig

    Grants of up to £500 are available to support 15-24 year olds with a social action idea to help society and the community.

    Communities

  • Heart of the Community Fund

    This Fund gives give funding awards to registered charity projects that support community regeneration.

    Communities

  • Hedley Foundation

    The Hedley Foundation's main objective is young people - their education, recreation, support, training, health and welfare.

    Youth Work

  • The Holywood Trust

    Creating opportunities for young people in Dumfries and Galloway. The Trust helps them fulfil their potential in cultural, educational and social aspects of their lives.

    Youth Work

  • ILF Scotland Transition Fund

    This Fund provides money for up to one year, to support young people aged between 16 and 21 who are living with disabilities to improve their lives. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • Improving Lives

    The Improving Lives programme provides grants for charities, not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises to help people when other sources of support have failed. No deadlines for applications

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • JMA Trust

    The JMA Trust is a small charity whose main aim is to support organisations working with young people to realise their potential.

    Youth Work

  • Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

    A Quaker Trust which supports people who address the root causes of conflict and injustice.

    National

  • Leslie Sell Charitable Trust

    The Scouting and Guiding movement can receive small grants to help with the cost of making repairs, or purchasing sundry items of equipment. It also assists groups and individuals to make trips.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • Misses Barrie Charitable Trust

    The Trust awards grants to registered charities which run education, welfare or community projects in the UK. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Morrisons Foundation

    Supporting good causes throughout the UK that really make a difference to people's lives. Projects should benefit the local community. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Moto in the Community Trust

    The Trust supports a wide variety of local charity and community projects within a 15-mile radius of a Moto site. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Museums Galleries Scotland COVID-19 Adaptation Fund

    Museums in Scotland can apply for funding to purchase equipment and training that will enable them to re-open safely during ongoing Coronavirus restrictions. No deadline for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • Museums Galleries Scotland Digital Resilience COVID-19 Fund

    Museums can apply for funding to purchase equipment and software that will enable them to adapt to more digital working during the period of closures brought about by the Coronavirus outbreak.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • Museums Galleries Scotland Urgent Response COVID-19 Fund

    This fund supports independent museums and galleries critically affected by loss of income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • The National Lottery Community Fund - Awards for All

    Giving groups a chance to apply for grants between £300 and £10,000 for projects that help local communities and people in most need. Priority will be given to COVID-19 related applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland: Community-Led Activity

    The National Lottery Community Fund provides funding to support communities to improve to the places they live and the wellbeing of those most in need.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • National Lottery Good Causes Portal

    Search for funding programmes supporting good causes across the UK.

    National

  • The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland: Improving Lives

    Grants from £10,000 to £500,000 to support young people, children and families currently facing challenging circumstances.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland: Young Start Fund

    Young Start aims to create opportunities for children and young people aged eight to 24 across Scotland to help them realise their potential.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Education and Training

  • National Lottery Heritage Fund Scotland

    The National Lottery Heritage Fund Scotland supports all kinds of projects which make a lasting difference for heritage, people and communities.

    National

  • Community Grants Fund

    The Fund awards grants of up to £5,000 to voluntary and community groups to encourage small scale activity that benefits local communities. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • NESTA

    NESTA is the largest single endowment devoted exclusively to supporting talent, innovation and creativity in the UK.

    National

  • New Park Educational Trust

    The Trust gives grants to individuals and organisations in order to help promote the education and development of young people in north east Fife.

    Education and Training

  • OneFamily Young Person's Education Grant

    OneFamily customers can apply for a Young Person’s Education Grant of up to £500 on behalf of a young person aged 15-19 towards meeting the cost of their training, education or work experience.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • One Stop Carriers for Causes Grants

    Grants of up to £1,000 are available for good causes within two miles of a One Stop shop. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The Outward Bound Trust Adventure Fund

    The Outward Bound Adventure Fund provides fundng for an Outward Bound summer of adventure.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Outdoors

  • Paths for All Community Path Grants

    Communities in Scotland can apply for funding for community path projects to create, promote, and maintain path networks.

    Communities

  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation

    Funding for projects in the UK that help individuals overcome disadvantage, social exclusion and lack of opportunity and so realise their full potential. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • The Percy Bilton Charity

    Open to registered charities in the UK, whose primary objectives is to assist disadvantaged/underprivileged young people. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Youth Work

  • Peter De Haan Charitable Trust

    Grants focusing on social welfare, the environment and the arts for young people. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • The Pixel Fund

    This Fund provides grants to UK based charities in order to support the improvement in mental health and well-being of children and young adults.

    Health and Wellbeing

  • The Pleasance Trust

    This Trust awards grants mainly to small voluntary organisations in the Edinburgh area which promote the activities of benefit to young people in the Edinburgh area.

    Outdoors

  • Ponton House Trust

    Grants for organisations working with young people in the Edinburgh and Lothian area, in the region of £1,000 to £2,000. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Youth Work

  • Porticus UK

    Funding charities that work to strengthen family relationships, enrich education and support transformation through faith. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The Prince’s Trust and Natwest Enterprise Relief Fund

    A £5million fund has been launched to help young entrepreneurs across the UK to keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

    National

  • The Prince's Trust Development Awards

    Cash grants of up to £300 for course fees, equipment and work clothing to help young people move into education, training or employment.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Education and Training

  • Queens Cross Community Chest

    Grants of up to £150 are available to children and young people aged 1 to 25 in the Queens Cross Housing Association area to fund various activities.

    Youth Work

  • The Ragdoll Foundation

    Providing funding to not-for-profit organisations in the UK that work with children and young people using the arts and creative media.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • The Rayne Foundation

    Grants for charitable and not-for-profit organisations across the UK that work in the fields of arts, health and wellbeing, education and social issues. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund (RRLF)

    The Resilience & Recovery Loan Fund (RRLF) is a new fund aimed at social enterprises and charities that are experiencing disruption to their normal business model as a result of COVID-19.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Ross and Liddell Community Bursary

    Funding of £500 is available to support community groups, clubs and charities buy equipment and kit or to fulfil projects. 2020 applications will open on 1 October 2020.

    Communities

  • Royal Caledonian Education Trust – Scotland’s Armed Forces Children’s Charity (RCET)

    Providing grants to organisations that provide for the education of children and young people from British Armed Forces families living in Scotland.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Rozelle Trust

    The Rozelle Trust aims to help charities who activities are primarily based in Scotland, or overseas in developing countries. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Scotmid Community Grants Scheme

    Scotmid's Community Grants help deserving causes across Scotland. They support hundreds of projects which have touched the lives of people living in the communities they serve.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Scottish International Education Trust

    Supporting projects that contribute to the cultural, social or economic wellbeing of Scotland or improve the Scottish environment. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Education and Training

  • Scottish Schools Pipe and Drums Trust Open Grant Fund

    Providing one-off cash awards between £250 to £5,000 to support school pipe bands and young people playing the chanter, pipes and drum. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • Scottish Welfare Fund

    The Scottish Welfare Fund helps families and people in Scotland who are on low incomes through Crisis Grants and Community Care Grants.

    Communities

  • Shetland Arts Fund

    Support voluntary organisations and individuals to deliver arts-related projects and events that meet local community needs. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • 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

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Health and Wellbeing

  • Souter Charitable Trust

    The Trust supports projects directed at the relief of all aspects of human suffering in the UK and overseas with a particular but not exclusive Christian emphasis and ethos.

    Charities

  • St James Place Foundation

    Supporting projects that provide for under-25s in the UK who suffer from physical or mental health difficulties or conditions, or a life-threatening or degenerative illness. No deadlines.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Health and Wellbeing

  • Stations Community Regeneration Fund

    Make use of disused railway station buildings by turning them into meeting places or a project which contributes to a local community. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The Stevenston Charitable Trust

    The Trust awards grants usually between £1,000 and £3,000 in the majority of cases to charities which work towards the advancement of arts, culture and heritage.

    Arts and Culture

  • SUEZ Communities Trust Scottish Landfill Communities Fund

    SUEZ Communities Trust provides funds to not-for-profit organisations to undertake work that is eligible under the Scottish Landfill Communities Fund. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Environment

  • The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK

    Providing grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 to charitable organisations for new projects relating to education and skills-based training for young people.

    Education and Training

  • Scotland’s Next Generation (SNG) funding

    The Outward Bound Trust offers disadvantaged young people the chance to take part in a 19-day Skills for Life Award at centres in the Highlands in July or August.

    Outdoors

  • Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

    This Fund is responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support not-for-profit organisations helping vulnerable groups within local communities.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

    Funding for specialist community and voluntary organisations working with carers or the rehabilitation of offenders or ex-offenders within the UK.

    Communities

  • Third Sector Resilience Fund

    This £20m emergency is aimed at charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations working in Scotland.

    National

  • Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

    Supporting projects in the UK which address issues in rural communities and/or areas of urban deprivation. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The Tudor Trust

    Helping smaller, community-led organisations which work directly with people who are at the margins of society. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Volunteering Matters - Action Earth Grant Awards

    These grants help get people and communities busy outdoors. The campaign has grants up to £500 to give to groups of volunteers who are carrying out environmental activities.

    Environment

  • Wesleyan Foundation Small Grants

    The Foundation provides small grants to registered charities, voluntary and community groups, and social enterprises across Scotland that work to benefit communities.

    Communities

  • The William Syson Foundation

    Promotes, develops and ensures the practice and enjoyment of the arts, including the visual and performing arts, literature and heritage and works to support the arts sector. No deadlines.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • The Wood Foundation

    A Scottish-based Trust with a global outlook investing over £50million into economic, community and enterprise activities.

    International

  • Wooden Spoon Charity

    Wooden Spoon Charity provides grants to organisations and charities in the UK to run projects that benefit children and young people under 25. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Youth Work

  • The Woodward Charitable Trust

    Children and young people who are isolated, at risk of exclusion or involved in antisocial behaviour are among the areas supported by this fund.

    Youth Work

  • Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation

    This fund prioritises registered charities who support people who are vulnerable or suffering hardship.

    Communities

  • Young Carers Funding

    This funding is intended to support young carers across Scotland who are burdened with more responsibility and less free time as well as being under greater strain due to the coronavirus.

    National

  • Young Carer Grant

    The Young Carer Grant is a cash benefit of £300 paid to young carers aged 16 to 18 living in Scotland.

    National

  • Young People’s Community Fund

    Deaf young people aged between 8-25 years old can apply for up to £500 to make their local area better for other deaf young people by creating and leading exciting new projects.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Youth Scotland Action Fund

    The Fund offers micro grants to help youth groups and youth workers meet the needs of young people in response to the Covid-19 Coronavirus. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Youth Work

  • Erasmus+

    There are a number of different education, training, youth and sport funding opportunities for UK organisations under Erasmus+. Deadline for key actions for youth sector is 1 October 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 01 Oct 2020

    International

  • European Solidarity Corps - Volunteering for 18-30 year olds

    This programme promotes volunteering activities that engage young people and volunteering organisations in activities that promote solidarity. Next deadline: 1 October 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 01 Oct 2020

    International

  • European Youth Foundation

    Encourage youth activities that promote understanding, co-operation and peace among young people in Europe. Deadline: 1 October 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 01 Oct 2020

    International

  • The Novum Trust

    Providing small short-term, one-off grants generally of between £500 and £2,500 to support distinctively new and Scottish projects in Christian action and research. Deadline: 15 October 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 15 Oct 2020

    Youth Work

  • NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

    Provides funding for projects in the rural community and is especially interested in those that educate young people and relieve poverty. Deadline: 30 October 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 30 Oct 2020

    Communities

  • Magic Little Grants 2020

    Local charities and community groups can apply for grants of £500 to deliver projects across Great Britain that encourage people to be physically active. Deadline: 31 October 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Sat, 31 Oct 2020

    Health and Wellbeing

  • Volant Charitable Trust

    Foundation Scotland works with the Volant charitable Trust to make awards of up to £15,000 per annum on its behalf to charities and community groups in Scotland. Next deadline: 31 October 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Sat, 31 Oct 2020

    National

  • UK Theatres Grants Scheme

    The UK Theatres Small Grants Schemed offers capital grants to charity and not-for-profit run theatres across the UK to help their work in their local communities. Deadline: 5 October 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 05 Oct 2020

    Arts and Culture

  • The Weavers' Company Benevolent Fun

    Helping young people at risk of criminal involvement to stay out of trouble and assist in the rehabilitation of offenders, particularly young offenders. Deadline: 19 November 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 19 Nov 2020

    Youth Work

  • FCC Communities Foundation

    The FCC Communities Foundation provides funding for community, heritage and environmental projects in areas around eligible waste management sites in Scotland. Next round opens on 16 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 02 Dec 2020

    Environment

  • Bank of Scotland Foundation

    This Bank of Scotland Foundation helps individuals and charities to work together to ensure a better quality of life within their community. Deadline: 10 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 10 Jul 2020

    Communities

  • Co-op Local Community Fund

    Support for projects led by small, locally based organisations. Deadline: 12 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Sun, 12 Jul 2020

    Communities

  • National Voluntary Youth Organisations Support Fund 2020-21

    This Fund supports national voluntary youth work organisations that are involved in the management and delivery of youth work across Scotland. Deadline: 13 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 13 Jul 2020

    Youth Work

  • Climate Challenge Fund Development Grants

    Community-led organisations can apply for development grants up to £500 for potential climate action projects. Deadline: 15 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 15 Jul 2020

    Environment

  • Aldi Scottish Sport Fund

    This fund is a Scotland-wide community-based sport programme designed to make it easier for young people to take part in sports within their local communities. Deadline: 20 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 20 Jul 2020

    Sports

  • The Edinburgh & Lothian Trust Fund Grants for Voluntary Organisations

    The Edinburgh & Lothian Trust Fund provides grants to charitable status voluntary organisations that provide social welfare in the Edinburgh and Lothian area. Deadline: 21 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 21 Jul 2020

    Charities

  • DM Thomas Foundation for Young People

    Providing equipment, training and support to young people, with awards of up to £30,000 a year. Deadline: 22 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 22 Jul 2020

    Education and Training

  • Charity Survival Fund

    This Fund provides financial aid to UK charities facing financial hardship due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Deadline: 27 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 27 Jul 2020

    Charities

  • Shackleton Foundation

    Supporting social leaders, entrepreneurs and early-stage social enterprises who work to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people. Deadline: 27 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 27 Jul 2020

    Youth Work

  • Aviva Community Fund

    The Aviva Community Fund offers funding to voluntary and community organisations for projects that will make a real difference to local communities. Deadline: 28 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 28 Jul 2020

    Communities

  • Heritage Emergency Fund

    The £50 million Heritage Emergency Fund supports the heritage sector as an immediate response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Deadline: 31 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 31 Jul 2020

    National

  • #iwill Fund Bereavement

    This fund helps young people support each other during bereavement. Deadline: 31 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 31 Jul 2020

    National

  • John Watson's Trust

    The Trust awards educational grants to the benefit of those aged 21 or under who are in a situation of disadvantage and/or have additional support needs. Deadline: 31 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 31 Jul 2020

    Education and Training

  • The Radcliffe Trust Music Grants

    The Radcliffe Trust supports classical music performance and training, especially chamber music, composition and music education. Deadline: 31 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 31 Jul 2020

    Arts and Culture

  • Shetland Islands Council Community Development Fund

    This grant scheme supports Community Councils and Community Development Organisations within the Shetlands to deliver services, activities and initiatives. Deadline: 31 July 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 31 Jul 2020

    Youth Work

  • Creative Communities

    This programme is now open to applications and aims to support and empower communities and individuals to develop cultural activities. Deadline: 12 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 12 Aug 2020

    Arts and Culture

  • Scale Accelerator

    Programme aims to help mission-driven organisations to maximise their impact on people’s lives by offering £30,000 worth of consultancy from a dedicated team of experts. Deadline: 12 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 12 Aug 2020

    National

  • The Awesome Foundation

    £500 mini-grants are available under a special round of awards to local projects in Glasgow run by someone or groups of people aged 5 to 25. Deadline: 14 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 14 Aug 2020

    Youth Work

  • People’s Postcode Trust

    The Trust provides funding under the themes 'Promoting human rights, combatting discrimination and preventing poverty'. Deadline: 18 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 18 Aug 2020

    Charities

  • Postcode Community Trust

    The Trust provides funding under the themes 'Improving community health & wellbeing, increasing participation in arts & physical recreation and reducing isolation'. Deadline: 18 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 18 Aug 2020

    Communities

  • Postcode Local Trust

    Provides funding under the themes 'Improving biodiversity & green spaces, increasing community access to outdoor space and Combatting climate change & promoting sustainability'. Deadline: 18 August.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 18 Aug 2020

    Environment

  • The Cross Trust

    This charity gives grants to young Scots in financial need. Awards are made to individuals or organisations in Scotland. Qualifying individuals must be under 30 and of Scottish birth or parentage.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 20 Aug 2020

    Education and Training

  • The Mickel Fund

    Funding for charities working in the field of children and youth support, as well as housing and homelessness. Deadline: 20 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 20 Aug 2020

    Youth Work

  • Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme

    This programme considers grants up to £2,000 to support grass roots community organisations across the whole of Scotland and replaces the Express Grants programme. Next deadline: 24 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 24 Aug 2020

    Communities

  • Trefoil Grants

    Trefoil offers personal development grants to foster the independence, confidence and assertiveness of young people under the age of 25 with special needs. Deadline: 24 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 24 Aug 2020

    Health and Wellbeing

  • The Weir Charitable Trust

    The Trust aims to support small community groups of charities with an income of £100,000 or less per annum based in Scotland and providing services across Scotland. Deadline: 28 August 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 28 Aug 2020

    Youth Work

  • Kelly Family Charitable Trust

    Interested in funding charities whose activities involve the whole family, in initiatives that seek to tackle issues that face one or more of its members. Deadline: 1 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 01 Sep 2020

    Charities

  • Sport Facilities Fund

    This Fund supports capital projects that create or improve places where people can become involved in and participate in sport and physical activity. Deadline: 1 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 01 Sep 2020

    Sports

  • The Idlewild Trust

    Supporting charities who encourage excellence in the performing arts, and the preservation of buildings and sites of historical interest for the benefit of the public. Deadline: 10 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 10 Sep 2020

    Arts and Culture

  • St Andrews Community Trust

    The Trust allocates funds to clubs, charitable organisations and good causes in and around St Andrews.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 10 Sep 2020

    Communities

  • 2021 GSK IMPACT Awards - Core funding and free training for health charities

    This annual competition offers cash prizes to registered charities that work in the fields of health and social care. Deadline for applications: 14 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 14 Sep 2020

    Health and Wellbeing

  • The MSE Charity

    The MSE Charity gives grants to UK not for profit organisations that deliver activities which make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money. Deadline: 25 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 25 Sep 2020

    Education and Training

  • Agar Trust

    The Agar Trust supports young people (8-21) resident in rural Scotland, who demonstrate exceptional musical ability and wish to further their musical education. Deadline: 30 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 30 Sep 2020

    Arts and Culture

  • Michael Tippett Musical Foundation

    Funding of between £500 and £4,000 is available for the development of group music making, especially involving young people. Deadline: 30 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 30 Sep 2020

    Arts and Culture

  • The Endrick Trust

    This Trust considers applications from charities based and working in the Greater Glasgow postcode area with an income of less than £2 million per annum. Deadline: 4 September 2020.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 04 Sep 2020

    Charities

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