Welcome to our section on funding. Keep checking back to find new funding available to the third sector.
Stewartry Sports Grants
Grants are available to support individuals and clubs from Dumfries and Galloway who are taking part in sport. Funding is usually limited to a maximum of £500 towards no more than 50% of the costs. Awards of up to £1000 may be granted in exceptional circumstances. For more click here.
Persimmon Community Champions
Persimmon Community Champions is a national programme where charities and groups can apply for funding up to the value of £1000 to match money they have already raised themselves. Groups and charities can apply every month for a donation. Sixty donations of up to £1000 every month are given away by its 31 businesses and… Read more »
Tesco Community Grants
Tesco Community Grants support local good causes that focus on helping children and families. Examples of eligible applications with a focus on supporting children and families could be: a local school needing food for a children’s breakfast club, a voluntary organisation working with families to run holiday clubs, a charity supporting young people with specialist… Read more »
AB Charitable Trust
Promotes human dignity and defends human rights of marginalised and excluded peoples with priority areas of migrants and refugees, criminal justice and penal reform, and human rights. Migrants and refugees: Helping migrants, refugees and people seeking asylum to be welcomed, treated lawfully and fairly, and enabled to maximise their potential living and working in the… Read more »
Allander Youth Activities Charitable Trust
The Trust has been established to make grants in support of activities that promote the welfare and advance the education and training of young people. The Trust shall seek to encourage the holding of activities of training value (including outings, expeditions or visits both in the UK and abroad) by the 24th Glasgow (Bearsden) Scout… Read more »
Pets at Home Foundation
Funding to charities who provide temporary or ongoing assistance to ensure pets can remain with their owners, and/or change the lives of adults and children through the provision of animal-based activities. They provide grants from £250 to £50,000 and more, depending on the project. They fund the following: Building work Vehicles Equipment Vet bills Salaries… Read more »
Awards For All Scotland
A quick way to apply to the National Lottery Community Fund for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000. You can apply if your organisation is a: voluntary or community organisation registered charity constituted group or club not-for-profit company or Community Interest Company school (as long as your project benefits and involves the communities… Read more »
Alpkit Grassroots Support
Alpkit Foundation is prioritising funds to support projects that demonstrate an immediate impact on those affected by the Covid-19 virus crisis. Examples include: Being active in your local community to help elderly or vulnerable people Minimising the impact of self-isolation for those in quarantine and need access to food, medicines or social care Supporting foodbanks… Read more »
The fund can support projects in the Old Luce and New Luce areas, which: enhance quality of life for residents contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities and promote community spirit and encourage community activity. The Artfield Fell community fund is administered by Dumfries and Galloway Council. For more click here.
Magic Little Grants
Partnering with the usual funding trust, Postcode Community Trust, and an additional five funding trusts to distribute £1m pounds worth of funding to 2000 charitable organisations on Localgiving. This year funding can go towards any of the below projects: Improving mental wellbeing Enabling community participation in the arts Preventing or reducing the impact of poverty Supporting marginalised… Read more »
Standard Life Foundation
Funding research, campaigning and policy work to improve living standards and personal finances for people on low to middle incomes to create real and lasting change in policy, practice and attitudes. Grant sizes: £10k – £200k Number of grants awarded annually: 15-20. Grant application deadlines: February and June each year. Types of organisations that can apply: Registered charities, voluntary… Read more »
FCC Scottish Action Fund
The FCC Scottish Action Fund provides grants of between £2000 and £40,000 to not-for-profit organisations for the following types of projects eligible under Scottish Landfill Communities Fund (SLCF). They are able to provide funding towards the Objects of the SLFC: Land Reclamation (Object A) – The reclamation, remediation, restoration or other operation on land to… Read more »