Funding Scotland is run by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector.
This website will be shut down on 1st October 2021. You can access Funding Scotland at funding.scot. Premium features such as saved searches, personalised email alerts, lists and notes are available if you are an SCVO member or supporter.
The Aldi Scottish Sport fund is a Scotland-wide community-based sport programme designed to make it easier for kids to take part in sports within their local communities by giving clubs the chance to secure funding. The Aldi Scottish Sport Fund is open to any sporting organisation in Scotland with registered charity status, from rugby clubs to after school groups and everything in between. Groups can apply for funding for a wide range of purposes, such as new strips, equipment or to subsidise transports costs.
The fund, supported by the Scottish Government, backs projects that provide new or innovative approaches to improving the lives of Veterans. It is particularly aimed at helping the veterans community overcome any disadvantage experienced as a result of service, as well as supporting projects that help veterans and their families and also early service leavers successfully transition to civilian life.
The association supports organisations devoted to the care and welfare of children and young people in Scotland with a preference for those residing in the Edinburgh area. Grant giving covers a range of activities from music to sport, disability and care. Priority will be given to smaller charities whose small grants can make a difference and who may find it difficult to obtain funds elsewhere.
The Stafford Trust is a grant making Scottish charitable trust which provides financial support to charities registered in the United Kingdom, with a preference towards charitable organisations in Scotland. It funds charities under the headings of : - animal welfare - child/adult welfare - medical research - local community projects - HM services personnel - sea rescue - overseas appeals
Funding is available to assist local authorities, public sector agencies, further and higher education institutions, active travel hubs and community groups to adopt ebikes as a sustainable alternative to car journeys. The fund can be used to cover the cost of ebikes, etrikes, ecargo bikes, cargo bikes and trailers, tandems, adapted cycles, and trikes. Category A offers up to £25,000 of funding towards projects that will provide opportunities to their communities to trial ebikes. Category B offers up to £200,000 of funding per application towards large scale fleets of pool bikes or public bikeshare/hire schemes, and promoting large scale uptake of ebikes.
FiMT was established to improve the transition of Service personnel, and their families, from military into civilian life, focusing on those most vulnerable to failure. They are particularly interested in the following areas but this is not exclusive: - finding a job, training, education and transition services - early Service Leavers - finding a home - impact on families - support for spouses, dependants and partners - improving the well-being of the Armed Forces Community - ex-Service personnel in the Criminal Justice sector - access to information, help and guidance