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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

We’ve distributed


Through this many grants


and this many funds


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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

Fund deadlines in December

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

Fund News

Can you help Cairnryan community produce a Community Action Plan?

Can you help Cairnryan community to maximise the opportunity provided by community benefit funds through the creation of a Community Action Plan?

Fund News

Ventient Energy Glenkerie Wind Farm Community Fund Panel Recruitment

Do you take an interest in local community issues and activities? Why not join the Ventient Energy Glenkerie Wind Farm Community Fund and make a difference in the local community?

General News

And the survey says...

Recent surveys of applicants, donors and panel members reveal high levels of satisfaction amongst stakeholders, valuable learning and areas for development.