Tannach and District Education and Training Bursary


The aim of the Tannach and District Education & Training Fund is to improve opportunities and livelihoods of people living in the Tannach and District Community Councils areas of Caithness.

Making A Difference

The Panel has identified key sectors which are relevant to the Fund area and would encourage applications from people undertaking training relevant to these Sectors. They are:

  • Health and Social Care
  • Teaching and Education
  • Food and Drink
  • Tourism and Customer Services
  • Culture, Heritage and the Natural Environment
  • Communications and Information Technology
  • Renewables, Energy and Climate Change
  • Engineering, Science, Maths and Technology
  • Construction and the Trades
  • Sea based industries


Age: you must be 16 or over.

Residence: you must live within the Fund area.

Retrospective funding: you cannot apply for funding for any costs incurred before a decision can be made.

Employer responsibilities: We will not fund training or equipment that your employer should be providing for you, or are necessary for you to carry out your current job.


You should apply as soon as you are sure that you are going to do the course. It will normally take around six-eight weeks to respond to your application so please let us know your deadlines.

If you need a response sooner than this please get in touch with us as soon as possible. If it is possible to turn your application around in time then we will do our best.

How to Apply

Please read the  fund factsheet prior to completing the application form

If you have any questions please contact Eilidh Gunn on 07801 530 218 or eilidh@foundationscotland.org.uk

If you require any assistance to complete an application form please contact Caithness Voluntary Group on 01955 603 453 or visit www.cvg.org.uk.

Applicants often ask Foundation Scotland's advice about information required for accounts and financial information. View further guidance and useful information.

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