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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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Delivering better futures through sport

The Clubs in Crisis Fund from Made by Sport is now open.

This brand new fund is a nationwide initiative to support sports clubs and organisations that are delivering sport for development and have been negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Grants up to £2021 are available for eligible clubs and organisations that intentionally deliver wider social outcomes through sport. 

The application deadline is Monday 7th June 2021.

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Our news

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New opportunities for social investment

Today Foundation Scotland has launched a brand new fund creating significant social investment opportunities and extending our dedicated support for Scotland's third sector.

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Community wealth building in practice

How the communities within the Hillfoots benefitted from a new source of local funding

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Kinglassie talks

Fife residents gather to share their views on making the best use of funding from the nearby Westfield Wind Farm.

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Green light for green transport

Exciting new eBikes scheme launches in Scottish Borders thanks to funding from local wind farm