Funding Directory

  • Aldi Scottish Sport Fund

    Applications for the Aldi Scottish Sport Fund are open to clubs in Scotland which run sporting activities for the benefit of a range of participants from the local community. Deadline dates vary.

    Sports

  • 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 normally meet in March and September.

    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

  • Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme

    This programme considers grants up to £5,000 to support grass roots community organisations across the whole of Scotland and replaces the Express Grants programme.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • 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.

    Communities

  • Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired

    This charity provides funding to children and young people with hearing impairments and charities which promote the welfare of hearing impaired children and young people. No deadlines for applications

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • 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

  • The Change-Makers Initiative

    Mentoring and funding of between £100 and £5,000 available to young people aged 11 to 19 to work on grass-roots level ideas with art and science at the core of the social action project.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • charities.connected

    Charities can apply for free mobile connectivity to help and eradicate tackle digital exclusion.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • COVID-19 Direct Emergency Response for Children and Young People Fund

    This fund has been established in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver £2 million in National Lottery grants to support vulnerable children and young people.

    National

  • 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

  • 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.

    Education and Training

  • 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 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

  • The Empowering Women Fund

    Supports not-for-profit small women’s groups and organisations to develop innovative ways of empowering women in their local area and build the capacity of small organisations.

    National

  • Enabling Neighbourhoods and Communities Fund

    The aim of this Fund is to provide small grants to community and voluntary groups across Scotland who are connecting and supporting people within their local community over the next 12 months.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • 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

  • Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme

    One year grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available towards core costs, equipment or project funding for small charities. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Funding Scotland

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

    National

  • Gambling Education Youth Fund

    Groups of young people aged 12-25 in youth work organisations across Scotland can apply for up to £500 to turn their ideas into action and create their own gambling education project.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Youth Work

  • Game On Gear Grant

    Grants of up to £500 are available to encourage more young people aged 13 to 19 from Scottish coalfield communities to play sport.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Sports

  • 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

  • Henry Duncan Grants

    Funding for community-based support for mental health and wellbeing. Micro grants have no deadline.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Health and Wellbeing

  • ILF Scotland Transition Fund

    This Fund provides money for up to one year, to support young people aged between 16 and 25 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

  • Investing in Enterprise Fund

    This Fund creates significant social investment opportunities and support for Scotland's third sector. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

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

    National

  • Leathersellers' Company Small Grants Programme

    Small one-off grants up to a maximum of £3,000 are open to applications from UK charities that support vulnerable people in high deprivation areas and have an annual income under £200,000.

    Charities

  • 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

  • Make a Change 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

  • Mary Janet King Fund

    This fund supports community groups working with young people in arts and music through grants of up to £5,000. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • McInvest Community Grant Awards

    McIntosh of Strathmore supports local community groups and small charities through its Grant Awards scheme. No deadline for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The National Lottery Community Fund - Bringing People Together

    This Fund supports projects that build stronger connections across communities, and improve the infrastructure and conditions that are needed to strengthen these connections. Deadlines ongoing.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland: Community Led

    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

  • The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland: Improving Lives

    Grants from £10,000 to £200,000 to support young people, children and families currently facing challenging circumstances.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • National Lottery Good Causes Portal

    Search for funding programmes supporting good causes across the UK.

    National

  • The National Lottery Heritage Fund

    The National Lottery Heritage Fund has resumed accepting small and medium project funding applications and launched an interest free loans pilot.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Arts and Culture

  • 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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Ideas and Pioneers Fund

    This fund provides grants of up to £15,000 to support people with a vision of a better society to explore their innovative ideas for change. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    National

  • The Peace First UK Accelerator Programme

    The Peace First UK Accelerator supports young people who have completed the Peace First Challenge and want to improve, expand and/or scale their project.

    Communities

  • People’s Postcode Trust

    Good causes can apply for grants between £500 and £20,000 but can only apply for over £2,000 if they are a registered charity. Funding rounds open on first working day of each month until October.

    Charities

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Robertson Trust

    From 2020 to 2030 the Robertson Trust will provide around £200m in funding to third sector organisations helping people and communities in Scotland living with poverty and trauma.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 individuals 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

  • Strengthening Communities

    This grant programme aims to support small charitable organisations that work at grassroots level in the most deprived and disadvantaged areas of the UK. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • 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 Schroder Charity Trust

    Registered UK charities can apply for grants of up to £5,000 towards core and project costs. No deadlines for applications.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Standard Life Aberdeen Charitable Foundation

    ‘Building connection’ is the overall focus of the funds social and environmental impact, including charitable giving.

    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

  • The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK - Covid-19 Emergency Fund

    The Fund provides grants of up to £1,000 to charities who are struggling to manage the financial impact of COVID-19 either due to increased demand for their services or loss of income. No deadlines.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Charities

  • Tesco Community Grants

    Tesco Community Grants will award funding to charities and community organisations for local projects that focus on supporting children and families as well as projects tackling food poverty.

    NO CLOSING DATE

    Communities

  • Training and Continuing Professional Development (YMI CPD) Fund

    Funding is available for organisations and individuals resident in Scotland who are dedicated to strengthening youth music in Scotland.

    Arts and Culture

  • 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

  • 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 (TWF)

    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

  • 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

  • Youth Music Initiative Funding

    Creating access to high quality music making opportunities for young people aged 0-25, particularly for those that would not normally have the chance to participate.

    Arts and Culture

  • The Radcliffe Trust Music Grants

    The Radcliffe Trust supports classical music performance and training, especially chamber music, composition and music education. Deadline: 31 January 2022.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

    Arts and Culture

  • Barcapel Foundation

    The Foundation supports charitable work and endeavours in Scotland. The three priority areas of interest for funding are health, heritage and youth. Deadline: 1 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 01 Oct 2021

    Charities

  • European Youth Foundation

    Encourage youth activities that promote understanding, co-operation and peace among young people in Europe. Deadline: 1 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 01 Oct 2021

    International

  • Scotland Loves Local Fund

    Projects aiming to help transform towns and neighbourhoods can apply for match funding of between £5,000 and £25,000. Deadline: 1 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 01 Oct 2021

    Communities

  • UK-German Connection

    UK-German Connection offers three grants which support joint activities and visits between schools, FE colleges and youth groups in the UK and Germany. Deadline: 1 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 01 Oct 2021

    International

  • Year of Stories 2022 - Community Stories Fund

    Not for profit organisations and groups working with communities can apply for awards between £500 and £5000 to take part in and celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022. Deadline: 1 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 01 Oct 2021

    Arts and Culture

  • 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 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 15 Oct 2021

    Youth Work

  • The Holywood Trust

    Creating opportunities for young people in Dumfries and Galloway. The Trust helps them fulfill their potential in cultural, educational and social aspects of their lives. Deadline: 18 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 18 Oct 2021

    Youth Work

  • Shackleton Foundation

    Supporting social leaders, entrepreneurs and early-stage social enterprises who work to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people. Deadline: 18 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 18 Oct 2021

    Youth Work

  • The Edinburgh and Lothian Trust Fund SCIO Grants for Voluntary Organisations

    The Edinburgh and Lothian Trust Fund provides grants to charitable status voluntary organisations that provide social welfare in the Edinburgh and Lothian area. Deadline: 19 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 19 Oct 2021

    Charities

  • Clubs in Crisis Fund

    Local sports clubs and organisations delivering sport for development for young people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic can apply for a grant of up to £2,021. Deadline: 25 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 25 Oct 2021

    Sports

  • Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund

    The Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund returns for its third year to support community-based youth work in rural communities with up to £750 in funding. Deadline: 25 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 25 Oct 2021

    Youth Work

  • Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

    Funding for not-for-profit community and voluntary organisations working with young carers and young offenders within the UK. Deadline: 26 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 26 Oct 2021

    Communities

  • Hedley Foundation

    The Hedley Foundation's main objective is young people - their education, recreation, support, training, health and welfare. Deadline: 27 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 27 Oct 2021

    Youth Work

  • 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: 29 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 29 Oct 2021

    Education and Training

  • 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: 29 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 29 Oct 2021

    Communities

  • 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: 29 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 29 Oct 2021

    National

  • Magic Little Grants 2021

    Local charities and community groups can apply for grants of £500 to deliver projects across Great Britain. The programme will run from 1 March to 31 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Sun, 31 Oct 2021

    Health and Wellbeing

  • 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. Round 2 open until 5 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 05 Oct 2021

    Communities

  • BBC Children in Need Small Grants

    BBC Children in Need's focus is firmly on those children and young people who are experiencing disadvantage. Deadline: 6 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 06 Oct 2021

    National

  • Rural Communities Ideas into Action Fund (RCIA)

    Not-for-profit community groups in rural communities can apply for funding to trial new and innovative ways to address local challenges and benefit from local opportunities. Deadline: 8 October 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 08 Oct 2021

    Communities

  • Together for Our Planet

    National Lottery funding of £1,000 to £10,000 is available to voluntary or community organisations to support climate action projects in communities across the UK. Deadline: 18 November 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 18 Nov 2021

    Environment

  • 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 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 19 Nov 2021

    Youth Work

  • What’s Your Big Idea?!

    This is a small grants fund for young people in Scotland aged 12-25 who want to get an exciting idea off the ground and turn it into reality. Deadline: 21 November 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Sun, 21 Nov 2021

    Youth Work

  • Partnership Drugs Initiative

    PDI funds charities that support children and young people in Scotland affected by drugs and alcohol. Deadline for Round 2: 4 November 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 04 Nov 2021

    Health and Wellbeing

  • The Gannochy Trust

    The Gannochy Trust is an independent grant-making charitable trust which supports registered charities in Scotland (Perth and Kinross in particular). Deadline: 5 November 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 05 Nov 2021

    Communities

  • Theatres Trust Small Grants Programme

    This scheme provides grants of up to £5,000 for essential works to enable not-for-profit theatres across the UK to be viable and thrive in the future. Deadline: 8 November 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 08 Nov 2021

    Arts and Culture

  • Youth Activities Small Grants Fund

    Aberdeen City Council offers small grants of up to £1,500 to children and young people to enable them to contribute to their own communities in Aberdeen. Deadline: 9 November 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 09 Nov 2021

    Communities

  • FCC Scottish Action Fund

    The FCC Communities Foundation provides funding for community, heritage and environmental projects in areas around eligible waste management sites in Scotland. Deadline 1 December 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Wed, 01 Dec 2021

    Environment

  • Volant Charitable Trust Covid-19 Response Fund

    Applications are welcome from charities that focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups heavily impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Deadline: 31 December 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 31 Dec 2021

    Charities

  • Trefoil - Organisational 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: 13 February 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Sun, 13 Feb 2022

    Health and Wellbeing

  • The Weir Charitable Trust

    The Trust aims to support small community groups of charities with an income of £125,000 or less per annum based in Scotland and providing services across Scotland. Deadline: 25 February 2022.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 25 Feb 2022

    Youth Work

  • Love Your Network grant

    Grants are available for community groups to deliver projects which will benefit people or wildlife on the traffic-free paths of the National Cycle Network in Scotland. Deadline: 6 February 2022.

    CLOSING DATE: Sun, 06 Feb 2022

    Communities

  • 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 March 2022.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 01 Mar 2022

    Charities

  • 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: 15 March 2022.

    CLOSING DATE: Tue, 15 Mar 2022

    Arts and Culture

  • 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 April 2022.

    CLOSING DATE: Fri, 01 Apr 2022

    Sports

  • 2022 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: 20 September 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 20 Sep 2021

    Health and Wellbeing

  • KFC Foundation Community Grants Programme

    Supports grassroots organisations to empower young people in the UK to fulfil their potential by providing safe social spaces, mentoring or work and social skills. Deadline: 26 September 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Sun, 26 Sep 2021

    Charities

  • Connecting Scotland

    Supporting low income households without proper internet access to get online and develop key digital skills. Deadline: 27 September 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 27 Sep 2021

    Education and Training

  • GVC Fund

    The GVC Fund offers grants of up to £5,000 to groups and projects delivering sport, healthy activity projects, and projects supporting men's physical and mental health. Deadline: 27 September 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Mon, 27 Sep 2021

    Health and Wellbeing

  • 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 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

    Arts and Culture

  • The Fat Beehive Foundation

    The Foundation provides small grants of up to £2,500 to other small UK charities for websites and digital products. Deadline: 30 September 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

    Charities

  • Michael Tippett Musical Foundation

    Funding of between £500 and £3,000 is available for the development of group music making, especially involving young people. Deadline: 30 September 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

    Arts and Culture

  • 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: 30 September 2021.

    CLOSING DATE: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

    Education and Training

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