Caledonian Challenge Closes
Fri 24 Feb 2017
Thank you for supporting the Caledonian Challenge making it one of the most successful outdoor endurance events in Scotland. In recent years we have seen a marked decline in participants with decreasing fundraising income. Subsequently, we have taken the difficult decision to close the event. During the last 20 years, over 18,000 challengers have laced up their boots, raising millions of pounds helping the Foundation distribute grants to deserving causes across Scotland....
For Rent: High Quality Office Accommodation
Wed 15 Feb 2017
Four office studios have become available to charities or social enterprises looking for quality accommodation to rent in central Edinburgh. The fully equipped studios can accommodate up to three or four people....
Hosting a Community Conversation for the North Lowther & Upper Nithsdale area
Wed 25 Jan 2017
Foundation Scotland has been appointed by NLEI Limited to conduct a Community Conversation in early 2017 with the communities in the North Lowther & Upper Nithsdale area. A series of events will focus on key community sustainability themes across the area covering the communities of Crawfordjohn, Elvanfoot, Leadhills, Wanlockhead, Durisdeer, Sanquhar, Kirkconnel & Kelloholm....
Calling Budding Artists
Mon 16 Jan 2017
Infinis A’Chruach Community Fund invites residents from Lochgilphead, West Loch Fyne or Dunadd to design a logo to promote the Fund. No matter your age, anyone who has an artistic flair is eligible to enter. You can create a logo individually or collectively with others....
A Greener Future Thanks to Wind Farm Cash Boost
Tue 13 Dec 2016
The Girvan Community Garden has a greener future thanks to an award from the first round of the Girvan and District Assel Valley Community Fund.
The Girvan Community Garden caters for the whole community, offering a number of workshops, events and activities throughout the year. They also work with schools and other groups to deliver projects both in the garden and the wider area....
A’Chruach Community Wind Farm distributes £61,000
Tue 22 Nov 2016
Seven community organisations are celebrating receiving a grant from the newly established A’Chruach Community Wind Farm. In total £61,000 has been awarded in the first round including two organisations receiving awards for strategic projects that will benefit from funding over two and three years....
Langhope Rig Community Fund re-opens!
Mon 31 Oct 2016
Community groups running projects and services within the community council areas of Ettrick & Yarrow, Lilliesleaf, Ashkirk & Midlem and Borthwick Water & Upper Teviotdale can at last apply for grants again from the Langhope Rig Community Fund....
Pipe Band Hits the Right Note with Wind Farm Grant
Tue 25 Oct 2016
Huntly and District Pipe Band is looking forward to many more years of entertaining the people of Huntly after receiving £9,500 from the Clashindarroch Wind Farm Community Fund. The grant will help pay for a two year coaching/mentoring programme for the Band's new Pipe Major and new Leading Drummer....
New Education and Training Fund for residents
Tue 18 Oct 2016
Residents living in the area around the new Burnhead Moss wind farm near Avonbridge and Limerigg have an exciting opportunity to receive some financial support to help with attending vocational education and training opportunities at local training facilities....
Community Benefit Webinar
Fri 14 Oct 2016
Together with Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Foundation Scotland hosted a webinar covering Community Benefit Funds across Scotland. T...