Women's Fund for Scotland

Background

The Women’s Fund makes grants to projects across Scotland that support women’s development, self-sufficiency and social and economic equality.

Established in 2002, the Fund has distributed almost £2m in grants to over 700 community groups and local charities run by or for women.

Aim

To support projects across Scotland that promote women’s development, self-sufficiency, and social and economic equality. Our vision is of a Scotland that is safe, healthy, prosperous and connected because women and girls have been encouraged and supported to reach their full potential. All members of the community will benefit from the empowerment the Fund brings to women.

Making A Difference

The Women’s Fund for Scotland makes grants across three key themes

    • building skills and confidence
    • improving health and well-being
    • building social networks

 

There is no organisational income cap for applicants, however applications from organisations with an income below £250,000 may be prioritised over larger organisations.

 

Awards

The Tampon Tax Community Fund- Grants up to £10K

The Women’s Fund for Scotland is working in partnership with UKCF to deliver the Tampon Tax ​Community Fund.  The fund ​aims​ ​to​ ​support​ ​women​ ​who​ ​are​ ​most​ ​marginalised​ ​to​ ​overcome​ ​barriers that​ ​prevent​ ​them​ ​from​ ​fulfilling​ ​their​ ​potential. ​

 

The​ ​programme will benefit women and girls, investing in a wide variety of projects, that make a tangible and long-term difference to health, well-being, confidence and social/economic activity, as well as addressing equality gaps.

 

​This​ programme aims to fund ​small​-scale interventions, ​​which​ ​will​ ​make​ ​a​ ​considerable difference to the lives and happiness of women and girls by raising the aspirations of girls and women and combating the influences that affect their confidence.

 

Women’s Fund for Scotland – Grants up to £5k

To support projects across Scotland that promote women’s development, self-sufficiency, and social and economic equality. Our vision is of a Scotland that is safe, healthy, prosperous and connected because women and girls have been encouraged and supported to reach their full potential. All members of the community will benefit from the empowerment the Fund brings to women.

 

The Women’s Fund for Scotland makes grants across four key themes

  • building skills and confidence
  • improving health and well-being
  • building social networks
  • moving on from violence

How to Apply

There are two different funding streams, please click on one of the links below:

Tampon Tax Community Fund

Women's Fund for Scotland

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