Funding to cover the cost of training needed for myself, staff, or volunteers?

Below is a list of funding providers whose funds are liable to change, open/closing dates or criteria. Please check the websites provided for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

The Robertson Trust are particularly interested in funding work that focuses on

  • Supporting education engagement and attainment- including engagement of parents and family members
  •  Supporting people with the transition through education and training to work.
  • Supporting people with the skills they require to gain and retain employment.
  • Addressing the financial barriers to education and training.

Access the website here for education pathways, or here for work pathways.

My World of Work

Skills Development Scotland Individual Training Accounts (ITA) support eligible participants with up to £200 per year to access training to gain an industry recognised certificate. Access the website here

Find Business Support

Find business support allows you to search for grants, funding, help, events and more. Access the website here.   

SCVO logo

SCVO support Scotland’s voluntary sector. Access the funding section of their website here.

Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.

We enable people and organisations to work in and experience the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland by helping others to develop great ideas and bring them to life.

We distribute funding from the Scottish Government and The National Lottery. Access the website here.