The Holywood Trust

The Holywood Trust is a charitable organisation which aims to help young people in Dumfries and Galloway. It gives grants to individuals and organisations, creating opportunities for young people (aged 15-25) in the region. The Trust is particularly interested in helping to fill gaps in provision and to support innovative ideas. Your organisation should be appropriately… Read more »

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Aviva Community Fund

Eligible causes will be able to submit their projects to the Aviva Community Fund through Crowdfunder. Funding applications are open to projects looking to raise up to £50,000. The Aviva Community Fund supports applications for forward-thinking projects that enable causes to adapt their vital services and innovate to create a brighter, more sustainable future. If… Read more »

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Scottish Children’s Lottery

Charities supporting children in Scotland can apply for grants via our supporting charities websites: Chance to Connect Chance to Succeed Chance to Flourish Chance to Study The four grant giving SCIOs have no deadlines and applications are reviewed quarterly. You can apply for a small grant of up to £5000, or a large grant up… Read more »

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National Lottery Grants for Heritage 2021-22

Applications are now open for National Lottery Grants for Heritage from £3000 to £5million. We will prioritise heritage projects that will: boost the local economy encourage skills development and job creation support wellbeing create better places to live, work and visit improve the resilience of organisations working in heritage Every project will need to achieve… Read more »

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Mary Janet King Fund

The fund supports piano scholarships at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow but also welcomes applications from community groups working with young people in arts and music. They are particularly interested in projects which are helping young people to take up music.  Priority will be given to grassroots organisations. For more click here.

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Growing Great Ideas

The Growing Great Ideas programme has a focus on supporting transformational and long-term change. We’re looking for visionary initiatives that go beyond individual organisations, and instead focus on ecologies, platforms, ecosystems, assemblages, networks and constellations. We expect these initiatives to be generating an infrastructure through which many things are possible. We’re looking to invest in… Read more »

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First 1000 Days Small Grants

Small grants of between £5000 to £7500 per year for work with infants/babies and their carers during the first 1000 days of a child’s life. Community-based groups providing support to children aged 0-2 in Scotland can apply. There are three key award criteria: Programmes must be delivered with children and families from birth to two… Read more »

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The Pixel Fund

A focus on the mental health and well-being of children and young adults. Are you eligible to apply? Their focus is the mental health and well-being of children and young adults, they will not grant to projects or organisations that are not core-focussed on mental-health-related matters. Young adults means those under 26 years old at… Read more »

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DPD Eco Fund

The Eco Fund is funded by DPD’s circular economy initiative to protect the environment. The plastic shrink wrap they use is broken down, and then recycled to create new plastic shrink wrap. DPD also re-use and recycle the wooden pallets used in depots and the money generated from both these initiatives goes straight into the… Read more »

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Bringing People Together

Bringing People Together funding can support projects that will build stronger connections across communities, and improve the infrastructure and conditions that are needed to strengthen these connections. All projects must deliver across at least two UK countries. They are interested in: bold and experimental responses to bringing people together using new, or new combinations of… Read more »

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Clubs In Crisis

Funding available for eligible grassroots sports clubs and organisations that help young people develop life skills, employment opportunities, reduce crime and anti-social behaviour or tackle mental health issues. The funding is for sports clubs or organisations working within the sport for development sector, which are able to demonstrate that the Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected… Read more »

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Culture and Business Fund Scotland COVID-19 Recovery and Renewal Strand

The Culture and Business Fund Scotland enables businesses and arts or heritage organisations to come together and build effective, sustainable partnerships, bringing creative projects – large and small – vividly to life. The CBFS offers £ for £ match funding for eligible projects, sponsored by eligible businesses, and has a clear set of aims to:… Read more »

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