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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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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

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Call for Inveraray residents to join Panel

Do you live in the Inverary area and have an interest in making a difference in your community? Find out more about joining the An Suidhe Wind Farm Community Fund Panel.

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#Act4SDGs Week 2021

During #Act4SDGs Week 2021, we reveal the 12 SDGs Foundation Scotland has chosen as their primary goals and how our work aligns with their objectives.

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New Community Impact Fund for Scotland

New partnership supports social prescribing and community wellbeing initiatives across Scotland.

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Additional mental health training opportunities

As demand rises for mental health training amongst the third sector, we’re delighted to announce additional access to free training through SAMH thanks to funding from the National Emergencies Trust.