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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 creiteria 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
Via the express grants programme
Please note this programme closed on Monday 6th June.
Applications can be made through Foundation Scotland’s Express Grants programme
If you are based in one of the six communities you may be eligible to apply
Spirit of Caithness
Spirit of Calton
Sprit of Dumbiedykes
Islay & Jura: A Fourteen Community
Spirit of the Gorbals
Spirit of Ruchiill and Possilpark
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.
Applications can be made through the Express Grants programme The Trust may, very occasionally, consider applications for larger grants if funds allow. Please send an enquiry form to Foundation Scotland if you have a project which strongly meets the priorities above and you are looking for over £2,000.
Via our express grant programme
Please contact Jennifer McPhail on 0141 341 4964 for further information.
Please read the guidelines before completing the online application form.
There are three funding streams
ScotRail Cultural and Arts Fund
ScotRail Community Grants Fund
ScotRail Employee Charitable Giving Fund
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