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POWERING TRANSFORMATIVE FUNDING

foundation Scotland logo including photos of projects supported
foundation Scotland logo including photos of projects supported
foundation Scotland logo including photos of projects supported
foundation Scotland logo including photos of projects supported

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 £130 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. 

More about us

Over the past 12 months

We’ve paid out

£17.2m

through this many grants

3288

and this many funds

274

Learn more about our impact

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

General News

A Foundation for efficiency

Foundation Scotland launches a new digital hub offering real-time access to funding information and impact.

Blog

Powering homes, empowering communities

Rachel Searle, our Head of Communities & Impact, responds to the recent policy statement from the Scottish Government regarding a proposed increase in onshore wind capacity and the related…

Fund News

Habitat restoration projects funded by Scottish salmon farmers

Five major habitat restoration projects are being funded by Scotland’s salmon farmers

Fund News

Community spirit for Colmonell residents

Funding from Carrick Futures to organise community events throughout the year.