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Foundation Scotland offers a diverse range of funding programmes for organisations working to benefit a range of communities across Scotland. 

Some of these programme are Scotland wide and some are restricted to particular sectors and/or geographies.  Each programme has its own criteria and/or outcomes.

We distribute the funds on behalf of companies, individuals and charitable trusts.

We are also a leading provider of community benefit funds in Scotland.

Using the table below, you can search for funds that are currently available in your area and find details about how to apply.

If you want to discuss your funding needs, call our grants team on  0141 341 4960 or email

Dumfries & Galloway Scottish Borders East Lothian Midlothian Edinburgh City South Lanarkshire East Ayrshire South Ayrshire North Ayrshire East Renfrewshire Glasgow City West Lothian Falkirk North Lanarkshire East Dumbartonshire Renfrewshire Inverclyde West Dunbartonshire Clackmannanshire Fife Dundee City North Ayrshire Argyll & Bute Stirling Perth & Kinross Angus Aberdeen City Aberdeenshire Moray Western Isles Orkney Islands Shetland Islands Highlands


CERVUS TRUST The fund supports a wide range of themes including; food poverty; mental health issues, The arts, education and disadvantaged families and children. Grants up to £2,500 are available through this fund towards a maximum total project cost of £10,000

Please read the guidelines before completing the online application form

MIDDLE BALBEGGIE EDUCATION AND TRAINING FUND To support this wishing to undertake vocational education and training opportunities. Up to £500

Please complete the application form and return.

For more information on the fund read the Fund Fact Sheet

If you require additional support to complete the application please contact us on 0131 524 0330

MOSSMORRAN WIND FARM LTD COMMUNITY FUND The Fund will provide grants to community groups to support charitable activities that: enhance quality of life for local residents; contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities; promote community spirit and encourage community activity. £250-£1000

Please read the fund factsheet, prior to either completing the application online.  Alternatively you can download the application form and return to 15 Calton Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8DL


To apply to the Benarty Community Fund, please complete the application form and return no later than the deadline date.  

VENTIENT ENERGY WESTFIELD CARDENDEN COMMUNITY BENEFIT FUND To promote community spirit and create a vibrant and sustainable community. £250 - £1000
WESTFIELD KINGLASSIE COMMUNITY FUND To support community led activity which will enhance quality of life, contribute to vibrant, healthy and sustainable communities; and promote community spirit.

Please read the fund factsheet then complete the online application or download an application form.

Scotland Wide

BAILLIE GIFFORD Registered charities and voluntary groups working in key priority areas. Depends on stream

There are four different funding streams, please click on one of the links below:

Community Awards 

Multi Year Awards 

Grass Roots Sports Fund

Free Room Hire

BAILLIE GIFFORD GRASSROOTS SPORTS To support grassroot sports up to £2K

Please read the guidelines, and then complete the Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme application form and ensure you tick the box to indicate you are applying for sport funding..

BAILLIE GIFFORD MULTI-YEAR AWARDS Working in one of the following areas; reducing isolation in Scotland's communities; supporting financial inclusion; overcoming homelessness; improving employability and enterprise Grants of up to £5K over three years

Please read the programme guidelines prior to completing the application form

BAILLIE GIFFORD COMMUNITY AWARDS PROGRAMME To support community groups across Scotland up to £2000

Please read the guidelines prior to completing the online application form 

BAILLIE GIFFORD FREE ROOM HIRE Room Hire Free Room Hire plus up to £100 in some cases

Please use our online application form.

There are no application deadlines but we expect you to use the meeting room before the end of March 2020.



FRAN TRUST - WE ARE SORRY TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE FRAN TRUST IS NOW CLOSED. To fund scholarly activity in the fields of feminism, gender or women's studies. You must be a post graduate student attending an academic conference to present a paper on gender related topics.
GATEWAY EXCHANGE FUND To support those seeking funding assistance to promote healing, creative self expression, transformation and renewal through innovative projects. Special consideration to projects relating to drug addiction, HIV, mental health and counselling projects as well as activities supporting prisoners and ex-prisoners Between £250 - £2000

Please contact Linda Phillips on or call 0141 341 4960 for an application form.


Please ensure you have read the guidance above before you proceed to the online application form

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