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We have a diverse range of funding programmes benefitting communities across Scotland. Some of our funds are available on a Scotland-wide basis, and others are aimed at specific geographical areas or themes. You’ll find grant size and criteria information on each fund’s page, together with any unique criteria. 

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Achlachan Wind Farm Community Fund

  • Area: Highland
  • Grant size: Up to £10,000
The fund supports community activity and development in the Halkirk & District Community Council area, with priority given to projects within a four-kilometre radius of the Achlachan Wind Farm.

An Suidhe Wind Farm Community Fund

  • Area: Argyll and Bute
  • Grant size: Up to £9,000
An Suidhe Wind Farm Community Fund supports community projects benefitting those living in the areas covered by the Community Councils of: Glenorchy and Innishail (Eredine only); Inveraray; Furnace, and by Dalavich Improvement Group.

Annandale and Nithsdale Community Benefit Company

  • Area: Dumfries and Galloway
  • Grant size: Up to £20,000
This fund is provided by ScottishPower Renewables community benefit fund for Harestanes Windfarm in Dumfries and Galloway.  It primarily supports community projects within the community council areas in Annandale and Nithsdale.

Baillie Gifford International Fund

  • Area: All of Scotland
  • Grant size: Up to £10,000
This fund is aimed at supporting registered charities working in international development and aid.

Bairdwatson Charitable Trust

  • Area: All of Scotland
  • Grant size: Up to £20,000
Employment and skills training for young people who are unemployed, and in re-training and support for unemployed people to get them back into work.

Ballantrae Community Fund

  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Grant size: Up to £25,000
Ballantrae Community Fund is funded by ScottishPower Renewables community benefit fund, from its Glen App Windfarm in South Ayrshire. The fund supports projects located within or directly benefiting Ballantrae, South Ayrshire.

Ballantrae Education and Training Fund

  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Grant size: Up to £2,250
The purpose of the Ballantrae Education and Training Fund is to improve the opportunities and livelihoods of people living in the area. The fund provides bursaries to residents of Ballantrae Community Council areas to help them access training and education opportunities, that better equip them with the range of skills needed to enter or retain employment.

Barr Community Fund

  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Grant size: Up to £25,000
The Barr Community Fund is funded by SSE community benefit funding from the Hadyard Hill wind farm in South Ayrshire and Renantis from its Assel Valley wind farm also in South Ayrshire. The fund supports projects located within or directly benefiting the community area of Barr.

Barr Education and Training Fund

  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Grant size: Up to £3,000
The purpose of the Barr Education & Training Fund is to improve the opportunities and livelihoods of people living in Barr.

Barrhill Community Energy Grants (formerly Winter Fuel)

  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Grant size: Up to £475
The Fund is provided by Barrhill Community Interest Company using funds from the Kilgallioch Community Benefit Company and ScottishPower Renewables Mark Hill wind farm. Grants of £475 per eligible household in the Barrhill Community Council area are now available.


To apply, you will need:
This year’s Council Tax Notice
A recent bank statement in the same name/address (you can blank out the financial info - we just need the sort code, account number and address).

Payment will be made direct to your bank account
Exclusions apply.

Find out more www.bcic.org.uk
Apply between December 2023 and March 2024

Barrhill Education & Training Fund

  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Max grant size: Up to £3,000
This fund provides bursaries to residents of working age in the Barrhill Community Council area.

Binn Wind Turbine Community Fund

  • Area: Fife, Perth and Kinross
  • Grant size: Up to £3,000
Binn Wind Turbine Community Fund supports community projects benefiting those living in the Community Council areas of Glenfarg, Abernethy & District and Auchtermuchty & Strathmiglo.