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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. 

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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

Contribute to creating open and honest funding

IVAR would like your views on how they can improve your funding experience.

Fund News

Fund deadlines in May

A summary of all fund application deadlines coming up this month to help organisations keep track of timely opportunities in their area.

Fund News

Funding the Future Webinar

A new multi-year fund is becoming available thanks to The Essentia Foundation

Fund News

Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Foundation Scotland, working on behalf of Highland Wind Limited, is at the early stages of developing a community benefit fund for the Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm.