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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

Perth & Kinross

BLACKFORD COMMUNITY FUND Community groups and charities working in the Blackford Community Council area that promote community spirit, enhance quality of life, promote people's well-being and foster a vibrant sustainable community. Grants of between £100 and £1500 are available.

Please complete the online application from or download the application form.

EDF BURNFOOT HILL, BURNFOOT NORTH AND RHODDERS FUNDS Community oriented The fund provides grants up to £5000

Please read the fund factsheet before completing the online application form or downloading the application form and returning.

KINROSS-SHIRE FUND To support activity which will develop the vibrant life of the Kinross-shire Community and ensure that the area is an attractive place to live, work and visit. Grants of between £250 and £2000

The online application form is available here. Please read the accompanying guidelines before completing the application.

Get in touch
If you require any further information, please contact Foundation Scotland:
Phone: 0131 524 0351

INNOGY RENEWABLES UK LIMITED LOCHELBANK COMMUNITY FUND To support activities that benefit local residents by strengthening the community and improve the lives of local people Grants from £250 to £2,500* are available. *applications above this amount will be considered in exceptional circumstances, where significant and wider community benefit can be demonstrated.

Please read the Fund Factsheet prior to applying.  You can apply online or alternatively you can download and complete the application form. For more information contact our Edinburgh office on 0131 524 0300 or email.

To apply for a micro grant (up to £250) please contact the Secretary of Earn Community Council at or the Secretary of Glenfarg Community Council at Applications can be made in the form of a letter directly to the Secretary of the Community Council.

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.

DAVID DOIG FOUNDATION Education, self-care, young people and children Varies

Currently closed for applications


The fund is now closed

GATEWAY EXCHANGE FUND To support those seeking funding assistance to promote healing, creative self expression, transformation and renewal through innovative projects. Between £250 - £2000

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

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. Varies

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

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