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Local Funding News


Highland 2007 - Public Meeting: what is planned and how to apply for funding


A public meeting is planned to discuss Highland 2007 on Tuesday 30th August, Town House, Inverness, 7.30pm - 9.30pm.<><>All are welcome to this public meeting to find out what is planned for Highland 2007 and how to apply for funding. There will be a series of brief presentations followed by an oppo...

3rd August 2005




Funding News for the Scotland


Funding Boost for Rural Tourism (Scotland)


Visit Scotland’s Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund aims to address some of the concerns around the impact increasing numbers of tourists is having on infrastructure and some local communities. The Fund will support sustainable, well planned, inspiring, and collaborative infrastructure projects...

16th April 2018


Funding for the Provision or Upgrading of Sports Facilities (Scotland)


Schools, and other organisations such as local authorities, area sports associations, sports trusts and charities; etc can apply for funding of up to £100,000 (to a maximum of 50% of the project costs) to improve their sports facilities.  In areas of high deprivation, the maximum grant ca...

16th April 2018


Funding for the Provision or Upgrading of Sports Facilities (Scotland)


Schools, and other organisations such as local authorities, area sports associations, sports trusts and charities have until the 1st May 2018 to apply for funding of up to £100,000 (to a maximum of 50% of the project costs) to improve their sports facilities.&...

16th April 2018


Funding for Tourism Marketing Projects (Scotland)


Visit Scotland has announced that it is now accepting expressions of interest from constituted groups of tourism businesses for the VisitScotland Growth Fund. The fund supports collaborative tourism marketing projects that focus on growth in the tourism sector and ensure that visitors experience the...

11th April 2018


Funding Available to Reduce Social Isolation Through the Teaching of Digital Skills (Scotland)


Community groups and not for profit organisations in Scotland can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to help reduce isolation and improve job opportunities through the teaching of digital skills.  The funding is being made available through the Digital Participation Charter Fund.  To ...

11th April 2018


The SSE Clyde Community Fund (Dumfries And Galloway)


Not for profit organisations operating in Dumfries and Galloway can apply for a share of £155,000 from the SSE Clyde Community Fund. The fund is being operated by Foundation Scotland and supports activities that will enhance quality of life and promote people’s wellbeing, promote communi...

29th March 2018


New Fund Launched to Help Young People Change their Lives (Scotland)


Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to sports, heritage and community projects that have a distinct focus on improving the lives of young people between eight and 26 years of age.  The funding is available to schools, voluntary or community organisations as well ...

28th March 2018


New Grant Scheme for Projects Benefitting the Physical and Mental Health of Young People (Scotland)


To mark the 2018 Year of Young People in Scotland, the National Lottery has launched the Year of Young People National Lottery Fund.  The aim is to inspire young people to lead active lives and encourage positive mental health. Grants of between £...

26th March 2018


UK Funding News


Grants to Support Action for Marine Conservation (UK)


Marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations based and working in the UK can apply to Sea-Changers for a grant towards projects that take place in the UK and address the charity’s current objectives which are to: 

  • Address the root causes of marine conserva...

    20th April 2018


    Funding for Research and Projects that Address Severe Learning Disabilities (UK)


    The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund is a registered charity which was established to provide both research and project funding in the area of severe learning difficulties, including autism for both children and adults. 

    Grants are made to cover capital projects and core costs to include staff...

    20th April 2018


    Hilden Charitable Fund Announces Next Application Deadline (UK)


    The Hilden Charitable Fund is open for applications. Within the UK, the Hilden Charitable Fund makes grants to projects that address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are less popular. In particular, the Fund wants to support projects that:

    • Address homelessness

    • 20th April 2018


      Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International)


      Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people in disadvantaged areas. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants for educational projects totalling about £600,000 in any one ye...

      19th April 2018


      Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International)


      Not for profit organisations based in the UK that are working in any country that appears in the lowest 50 countries in the Human Development Index and with an annual income of less than £250,000 have until the 27th September  2018 to apply for funding from The Small Chari...

      18th April 2018


      Garfield Weston Foundation Launched One Off 60th Anniversary Fund (UK)


      In 2018 the Weston Garfield Foundation is celebrating its 60th anniversary. As part of these celebrations Foundation have launched the Weston Anniversary Fund. Through this scheme, state-maintained schools as well as other not for profit organisations can apply capital grants of between £30,...

      18th April 2018


      Funding for Research and Projects that Address Severe Learning Disabilities (UK)


      Schools, voluntary organisations and charities can apply for grants to help both children and adults suffering severe learning difficulties. The grants can be used to purchase capital equipment, support capital works as well as covering project and core costs such as staff costs, general running an...

      18th April 2018


      New Funding to Develop Artistic Practice (England)


      A new programme from Arts Council England, Developing your Creative Practice has been designed to support the development of independent creative practioners working in dance, theatre, music, visual arts, literature, combined arts o...

      17th April 2018


      Skipton Building Society Grassroots Giving 2018 (UK)


      Community groups in the UK apply to Skipton Building Society's Grassroots Giving programme from the 1st May until the 31st July 2018.  A total of £82,500 is available to help small groups and organisations make a difference in their neighbourhood.

      To b...

      17th April 2018


      Funding to Challenge Gender Inequality (UK)


      Not for profit organisations run by, for and with women in the UK have until 5pm on the 29th May 2018 to apply for grants of between £500 and £3,000 to support projects that will increase the skills, capacity and credibility of women who wish to challenge gender inequalit...

      17th April 2018