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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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Funding for a climate smart future

The Vattenfall Unlock our Future Fund enables organisations in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to prepare for a climate-smart future.

If you have an innovative project, activity or service that has sustainability at its core which brings a long-lasting impact and benefit to the local community, you could apply for up to £30,000.

The application deadline is Monday 12th April 2021.

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Our news

General News

Supporting our third sector heroes

Read about our partnership with SAMH to deliver bespoke mental health training to groups we've funded throughout the pandemic

Fund News

Delivering better futures with Made by Sport

Launching the new 'Clubs in Crisis' fund, supporting local sports clubs and organisations helping young people recover from the lockdown.

Fund News

New education & training fund for Dumfries and Galloway

Whiteside Hill Education and Training Fund is now open for applications

Fund News

Over £68,000 in ANCBC grants awarded in Spring 2021

ANCBC celebrates another round of successful awards