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Recently opened funds
SURF’s annual awards are open to all community regeneration projects in Scotland that are currently in place or that have been completed within two years of the closing date.
Opened: 8 Jun 2023
Next deadline: 4 Sep 2023
Woodward Charitable Trust - General Fund
Provides core funding for small organisations that help families and young people and that are aiming to improve the life chances of the beneficiaries. The Trustees favour small-scale, locally based initiatives and most grants are only for one year.
Opened: 5 Jun 2023
Next deadline: 28 Jul 2023
PRS for Music Foundation - Beyond Borders
Beyond Borders stimulates and strengthens cross-border collaborations between music creators, performers and presenters. Funding is available for projects that include new commissions, recordings and performances of music written in the past five years.
Opened: 5 Jun 2023
Next deadline: 18 Sep 2023
Idlewild Trust is an independent grant-making trust that supports registered charities. It runs two grants programmes supporting specific areas within conservation and the arts.
Opened: 1 Jun 2023
Next deadline: 5 Sep 2023
The Pear Tree Fund for Music
The Fund supports the projects working to promote classical music, promote benefits of music to health and wellbeing, and increase the appreciation of music amongst children and young people. They also support musicians based in Scotland.
Opened: 1 Jun 2023
Next deadline: 31 Aug 2023
Historic Environment Scotland - Heritage & Place Programme
Historic Environment Scotland’s Heritage & Place Programme is an area-based funding programme that aims to contribute to the development of vibrant and sustainable places in Scotland, through community-led regeneration of the historic environment.
Opened: 31 May 2023
Next deadline: 2 Oct 2023
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