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Making a difference throughout Scotland

We are Scotland’s community foundation. We help people and organisations to fund good causes, strengthening Scotland’s communities and creating a lasting impact.

Since 1996, we’ve helped distribute more than £100 million to charities and community groups through our effective and innovative funding programmes. We’re proud to support Scottish communities and their projects, providing the resources to shape their future. 

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Our impact over the past 12 months

We’ve distributed

£21.7m

To this many organisations

2483

Through this many funds

94

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Investing in Enterprise

Foundation Scotland has extended support for the third sector even further by introducing innovative social investment opportunities to social enterprises in Scotland.

Social investment expands on our community foundation's core grantmaking services providing access to a greater range of funding options across Scotland.  Find out more about social investment, including details of our new Investing in Enterprise Fund. 

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Our news

Fund News

Heriot fund invites local panel members

If you take an interest in local community issues and activities in Heriot, why not join the fund panel and help make a difference?

Fund News

Marybank fund invites local panel members

If you take an interest in local community issues and activities in Ross-shire, why not join the Marybank fund panel and help make a difference?

General News

Committed to being a #FlexibleFunder

We have signed up to be an open and trusting grantmaker as part of a campaign run by IVAR

Fund News

Boosting community capacity across Scotland

Seven community projects share £150,000 in funding from Crown Estate Scotland.