Year of Stories 2022: Community Stories Fund

Organisations and groups working with communities can apply for up to £5000 to take part in and celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, with new, creative events, activities and programming, spotlighting stories inspired by, created, or written in Scotland. The Community Stories Fund will support organisations and community groups to take part in and celebrate… Read more »

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Scotland Loves Local

The £10 million Scottish Government Scotland Loves Local Fund, a multi-year support scheme, aims to encourage people to think local first, supporting businesses and enterprises in their community. A total of £2 million-worth of grants will be available this financial year. The Scottish Government is inviting collaborations and partnerships of Local Authorities, Community and Development Trusts, Town Teams, community/neighbourhood/Town… Read more »

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Transforming Scottish Indoor Tennis Fund

A fund to develop indoor tennis facilities, and to ensure that more people have the opportunity to enjoy the sport, all year round. Dumfries and Galloway is one of the priority areas. Priority will initially be given to projects which involve a minimum of 3 indoor courts and funding of up to 66% project costs is… Read more »

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Rural Communities Ideas Into Action Fund

The Rural Communities Ideas into Action Fund (RCIA) is a £1.5 million investment from the Scottish Government to encourage and support innovative approaches to community-led local development in rural communities across Scotland. Two strands of funding are available — small grants for projects up to £3000 and large grants for projects up to £50,000. Projects… Read more »

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Women in Innovation Awards

Women with exciting, innovative ideas who will inspire others can apply for a £50,000 grant and bespoke business support. The awards are for female founders, co-founders or senior decision makers working in businesses that have been operating for at least one year. Projects must start on 1 April 2022 and will last for one year…. Read more »

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The Road Safety Trust Grants

The main aim of the Small Grants Programme is to improve road safety at a local level. They are looking for measurable interventions that link to local priorities and show a proposed link to reducing casualties either directly or through clear interim measures. Eligible projects are pilots/trials, expanding successful trials across a new area, and/or… Read more »

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The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

There are two grant rounds each year – one for work supporting young carers/young adult carers and one for work supporting young people with criminal convictions. Young offenders: Supporting organisations working with young people with criminal convictions Young carers: Supporting organisations working with young carers and young adult carers Grants of up to £60,000 over… Read more »

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Together for Our Planet

Grants from £1000 to £10,000 of National Lottery funding to support communities across the UK to take action on climate change. Projects should reflect what matters to your community and can be small in scale. They could cover an area like: food transport energy waste and consumption the natural environment. For more about this funding,… Read more »

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The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

The Trust is keen to support work that responds to the dual harms of the Covid-19 pandemic and systemic racism. Specifically, we wish to encourage work within or across our existing programme areas that scrutinises the responses and policies of powerful institutions and actors, and which envisions and builds support for transformative social change based… Read more »

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Local Partnerships Fund

Crown Estate Scotland’s 2020-23 Corporate Plan includes the following key objective: • We will identify a capital budget for co-investing through local partnerships with, for example, community development trusts or local authorities to make a meaningful contribution to sustainable development linked to the Scottish Crown Estate To meet this objective we are seeking to identify… Read more »

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International Tree Foundation

The Foundation’s  UK Community Tree Planting Programme supports grassroots community engagement in tree planting. The programme has supported more than 50 small-scale projects over the last 20 years, from community orchards to native woodland planting. The Foundation is now seeking to continue and expand this work with a new round of UK tree-planting projects in… Read more »

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The Naturesave Trust

The Trust obtains 100 per cent of its funding from the premiums generated by Naturesave Insurance. The Trust focuses primarily on grant funding for environmental projects, but also funds environmental consultations for SMEs and a long running tree planting programme. Over many years, the Naturesave Trust has provided a wide variety of grants mainly to… Read more »

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