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POWERING TRANSFORMATIVE FUNDING

foundation Scotland logo including photos of projects supported
foundation Scotland logo including photos of projects supported
foundation Scotland logo including photos of projects supported
foundation Scotland logo including photos of projects supported

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 £150 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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Over the past 12 months

We’ve paid out

£18.8m

through this many grants

3366

and this many funds

278

Learn more about our impact

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

Social investment for Grassmarket hub

Grassmarket Community Project received £375,000 from Foundation Scotland to extend vital city-centre facilities.

Fund News

More than just bursaries

Now in its sixth year, read how the EDF Corriemoillie Wind Farm Education and Training Fund supports local businesses as well as individuals across Ross-shire.

Fund News

Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Foundation Scotland, working on behalf of Highland Wind Limited, is carrying out consultation on the development of a community benefit fund for the Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm.

General News

Offering a Scottish insight into place-based funding

Foundation Scotland has contributed to an international report on place-based funding commissioned by London Funders. Read perspectives from the UK and beyond in this brand new report.