The National Lottery Community Fund (Scotland)
Currently open funds
Improving Lives aims to support activity that helps people overcome difficulties and become more resilient.
Grants are available for projects to help support individuals, families and communities currently experiencing hardship as a result of the cost-of-living increases.
Young Start is a grants programme that distributes money from dormant bank accounts. They will support a wide range of projects for up to three years that will make children and young people aged 8 to 24 confident, healthy, connected or enterprising.
This funding aims to support communities to improve the places in which they live and the wellbeing of those most in need. Projects should be people-led, connected, and strengths-based.
The fund will help communities take ownership of the land and buildings that matter to them, as well as practical support to develop their aspirations into viable projects.
Awards For All supports projects that aim to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. Priorities are: bringing communities together, improving places that matter to communities, and enabling people to fulfil their potential.