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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 £130 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

£19.8m

through this many grants

2264

and this many funds

121

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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

Local partnership facilitates community action in Limerigg & Slamannan

Thanks to an innovative partnership with CVS Falkirk and funding from EDF Renewables Burnhead Moss Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund, a brand new Community Development Officer Role has become…

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New businesses on Mull get funding boost

StartUpMull, a new fund available to start-up and early-stage businesses on Mull, has announced the first ever grants offering more than £12,000 in support for two local businesses.

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Fund deadlines in February

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

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Minnygap Community fund panel recruitment

Do you take an interest in local community issues and activities? Why not join the Minnygap Community Fund panel and make a difference?