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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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Hospital legacy supports Edinburgh’s elderly

When the Queensberry House Hospital closed in Edinburgh in 1996, a charitable trust was established to support organisations who provide support to the elderly. 

The Queensberry Trust is now open, offering up to £5,000 grants to charitable organisations who support the elderly and people with dementia shielding or isolating during the pandemic. The application deadline is Monday 1st March.

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Our news

Fund News

RRR Fund exceeds £7 million

A final milestone as the Response, Recovery and Resilience Fund draws to a close

Fund News

Cardenden Panel Recruitment

We're looking for volunteer panel members for the Ventient Energy Westfield Wind Farm Community Fund (Cardenden) Panel

Fund News

Galawhistle Panel Recruitment

We're looking for volunteers to join the Ventient Energy Galawhistle Wind Farm Community Fund Panel

General News

The power of community action during the pandemic

We worked with Social Action Inquiry to research and report on the power of community action during the pandemic