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Cervus Trust

Grant size Up to £2,500
All of Scotland
Key dates Applications are not currently being accepted.

About this fund

This trust has a keen interest in funding charitable activity in Fife but will consider projects across Scotland that support food poverty, mental health issues, the arts, education and disadvantaged families and children.

Purpose of this fund

The Cervus Trust is interested in supporting charitable activities under the following themes:

Food Poverty: projects that are empowering and help people to help themselves e.g. community growing projects rather than foodbanks.

Mental Health: projects targeting those with depression and anxiety, support for those who have experienced adverse childhood experiences (ACES), projects that help to develop emotional resilience; projects supporting carers with their mental health.

The Arts: using arts, including music tuition, as an enabling tool to develop skills, confidence, and emotional wellbeing.

Education: projects which involve outdoor education and play are preferred. School-based initiatives will be a low priority unless they involve non-statutory provision and involve the wider community.

Disadvantaged families and children: support for projects that will help families and children to thrive.

Who can apply?

All applicants must meet Foundation Scotland's Common eligibility criteria, please check this list before starting your application. 

What can’t be funded?

Please read through What we can't fund page, these exclusions apply to all Foundation Scotland funds.

How are decisions made?

For more details on our assessment processes please visit How funding decisions are made.

How to apply

Applications to this fund are not currently being accepted.

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