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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 are applying via our express grants, we will match your application to the criteria of the various funds we have available at the time.  Criteria determines which parts of Scotland or types of project any particular fund can be used for.

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

Glasgow City

FUND NAME PROGRAMME THEME GRANT SIZE HOW TO APPLY
CLOVER FUND To support women and girls across the West of Scotland Up to £2000

Using the online application form

GRAHAM TRUST To support the further education of young people who have the surname of Graham A one off bursary of up to £500

Please email your Graham Trust Application Form to linda@foundationscotland.org.uk 

SPIRIT OF THE GORBALS - A FOURTEEN COMMUNITY Invest in activity that local people believe will make a difference to well-being and happiness within their community £250-£2000

 

SPIRIT OF CALTON - A FOURTEEN COMMUNITY Invest in activity that local people believe will make a difference to well-being and happiness within their community Grants of £250 - £5,000
SPIRIT OF RUCHILL AND POSSILPARK Invest in activity that local people believe will make a difference to well-being and happiness within their community. £250-£2000

Download theSparks! application form here and find the Sparks! Q&A to help you fill out your form

TRANSFORMATION AND GROWTH PROGRAMME Addressing homelessness and local housing issues £10,000 - £25,000

Scotland Wide

FUND NAME PROGRAMME THEME GRANT SIZE HOW TO APPLY
BAILLIE GIFFORD Registered charities and voluntary groups working in key priority areas. A maximum of £2,000

Via the express grants programme

BAILLIE GIFFORD CAPACITY BUILDER PROGRAMME Room Hire Room hire plus up to £100 in coses

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 2019.

 

 

DAVID DOIG FOUNDATION
THE ESSENTIA FOUNDATION Grants of up to £10,000

This fund is now closed.

EVE'S TRUST Up to £2000

Applications can be made through Foundation Scotland’s Express Grants programme

FOURTEEN
FRAN TRUST 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. Up to a maxium of £500

Academic papers must have a gender focus.  Please note that Poster presentations will not be accepted.

Students must have confirmation that their paper has been accepted,  we also require a letter of support from an academic supervisor in addition to the completed application form. Once the conference has taken place you will be asked to submit a copy of the conference paper.

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

Applications can be made through the Express Grants programme The Trust may, very occasionally, consider applications for larger grants if funds allow. Please submit an enquiry form if you have a project which strongly meets the priorities above and you are looking for over £2,000.

 

JUNE AND DOUGLAS HUME MEMORIAL FUND To provide financial assistance for the terminally ill who wish to spend their final days in their own homes. Priority will be given to applicants from the West of Scotland.

Please contact Jennifer McPhail on 0141 341 4964 for further information.

NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY COMMUNITY GRANTS To support housing projects that will enable more people to have a place to call home. £10,000 - £25,000 for applications from single organisations £10,000 - £50,000 for applications form partnerships and consortia
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