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Making a difference throughout Scotland

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

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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


Putting SDG13 into practice

Ahead of COP26, Mercedes Green discusses some of the initiatives we're implementing to support positive climate action.

General News

Open data sharing with 360Giving

We have joined the UK’s leading funders in making our grants data open, helping to map and improve grantmaking across the UK.

Fund News

Education and Training award drives Mel 'Bananas'

HEG Education & Training Fund award winner passes her C1 Ambulance Driving Test.

Fund News

Celebrating two years of community funding

Read how, since its launch almost two years ago, the Whiteside Hill Community Fund has supported groups in the local area.