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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Foundation Scotland

Currently open funds

Foundation Scotland - Langhope Rig Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Supports community projects benefiting those living in the areas covered by the Community Councils of: Ettrick & Yarrow, Lilliesleaf, Ashkirk & Midlem and Upper Teviotdale & Borthwick Water.

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Foundation Scotland - Bad á Cheò Wind Farm Community Fund (Halkirk & District)

This Fund supports charitable activities or services that benefit people living in the Community Council area of Halkirk & District in Caithness.

Next deadline: 15 Sep 2024

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Foundation Scotland - Achlachan Wind Farm Fund

The Fund supports community activity and development by supporting constituted, not-for-profit groups operating in the Halkirk District Community Council area. Priority will be given to projects within a four kilometre radius of the Achlachan Wind Farm.

Next deadline: 15 Sep 2024

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Foundation Scotland - Blackridge Community Fund

The Blackridge Community Fund supports community groups and charities working in the Blackridge area that provide activities or services which enhance quality of life, contribute to vibrant communities, and promote community spirit.

Next deadline: 19 Sep 2024

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Foundation Scotland - Hadyard Hill Community Fund (Dailly)

Supports projects located within or directly benefiting the community area of Dailly. It supports charitable activities that support the rural regeneration and sustainability of Dailly.

Next deadline: 30 Aug 2024

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Foundation Scotland - Lairg Windfarm Community Fund

This Fund supports charitable activities of benefit to those living within the Lairg Community Council area.

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Foundation Scotland - Coalburn, Douglas & Glespin (CDG) Community Fund

Supports community projects benefiting those living in Douglas (incorporating Glespin and surrounding areas) and/or Coalburn community council areas.

Next deadline: 11 Sep 2024

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Old Luce Community Fund

Supports projects located within or directly benefiting the Old Luce Community Council area, including the communities of Glenluce, Dunragit and Auchenmalg. Awards can support a wide range of costs and activities.

Next deadline: 16 Aug 2024

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - EDF Corriemoillie Wind Farm Education and Training Fund

The Fund will support local people with education and training or apprenticeship opportunities and contribute to creating job opportunities in the local areas of Contin; Garve and District; Lochbroom; Marybank, Scatwell and Strathconon; and Strathpeffer.

Next deadline: 7 Oct 2024

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Victoria League Scotland (VLS) Trust

Funds projects which focus on supporting overseas students in Scotland, and which help build positive relationships between different cultural groups.

Last reviewed 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Carrick Futures

The fund primarily supports projects located within or directly benefiting one or more of the six community council areas of Ballantrae, Colmonell & Lendalfoot, Barr, Barrhill, Pinmore & Pinwherry and Girvan & District.

Next deadline: 6 Aug 2024

Last reviewed 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Vattenfall Clashindarroch Wind Farm Community Fund

Supports projects which will support positive change and strategic impact in the community council areas of Huntly, Strathbogie and Tap O Noth and the area of the Cabrach Community Association.

Next deadline: 9 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Ventient Energy A'Chruach Wind Farm Community Fund

The A’Chruach Wind Farm Community Fund supports community projects benefiting those living in one or more of the following community council areas: West Loch Fyne, Dunadd and Lochgilphead.

Next deadline: 6 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Foundation Scotland - EON Rosehall Community Fund

The Fund benefits the Community Council areas of Ardgay & District; Creich; and Lairg within the County of Sutherland. It aims to invest in activities and initiatives that help build a vibrant local economy and support and encourage thriving communities.

Next deadline: 31 Oct 2024

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Kinross-shire Fund

The Kinross-shire Fund is dedicated to helping make Kinross-shire a better place to live. Priorities are: community events; community information & transport; community welfare; physical amenities; recreational facilities; care of the elderly.

Next deadline: 29 Jul 2024

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Inch Cape Construction Fund

Supports community projects that help tackle the effects of poverty and inequality while improving the environment and supporting sustainability for residents of the Prestonpans or Cockenzie & Port Seton community council areas.

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Blackford Community Fund

Blackford Community Fund is a charitable fund to benefit residents of Blackford in Perth & Kinross. It aims to promote community spirit, enhance quality of life and promote people's well-being and foster a vibrant sustainable community.

Next deadline: 30 Aug 2024

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Foundation Scotland - RWE Camster Wind Farm Community Fund

Supports charitable activities or services of benefit to those living in the following Community Council areas in Caithness: Latheron, Lybster and Clyth; Watten; and Tannach and District.

Next deadline: 30 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 4 months ago

Foundation Scotland - An Suidhe Wind Farm Community Fund

Benefits those living in the areas covered by the Community Councils of Glenorchy and Innishail (Eredine only), Inveraray, Furnace, and by Dalavich Improvement Group. It supports charitable activities than enhance the local community.

Next deadline: 7 Oct 2024

Last reviewed 4 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Glenkens & District Community Fund

Funding to support our communities to be connected, resilient and carbon-neutral place. Priorities for the fund are directly linked to the Glenkens & District Community Action Plan.

Next deadline: 16 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 4 months ago

Ventient Energy Gordonstown Auchterless, Inverkeithny and Fisherford Fund

Supports activity which will sustain and develop the life of the community and ensure that the area is an attractive and vibrant place to live, work and visit in the Auchterless, Inverkeithny & Fisherford Community Council areas.

Last reviewed 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Bad á Cheò Wind Farm Fund (Latheron, Lybster & Clyth)

This Fund supports charitable activities or services that benefit people living in the Latheron, Lybster and Clyth Community Council area in Caithness.

Next deadline: 15 Nov 2024

Last reviewed 2 months ago

Ventient Energy Gordonstown Auchterless, Inverkeithny and Fisherford

Support activity which will sustain and develop the life of the community and ensure that the area is an attractive and vibrant place to live, work and visit.

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Burnhead Moss Community Fund (Limerigg & Slamannan)

Supports community projects benefiting those living in Limerigg and Slamannan. Provides grants to projects that enhance quality of life for local residents, contribute to vibrant, health, sustainable communities and promote community spirit.

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Foundation Scotland - EDF Energy Renewables (EDF-ER) Corriemoillie Strathpeffer

Supports projects which support positive change and strategic impact that will benefit people living in the community council area of Strathpeffer.

Next deadline: 11 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 4 months ago

Foundation Scotland - EDF Renewables Burnfoot Hill (Clackmannanshire)

Benefits the Community Council areas of Alva, Dollar and Tillicoultry in Clackmannanshire. Specific priorities depend on the area.

Next deadline: 30 Jul 2024

Last reviewed 5 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Social Investment Fund

The Social Investment Fund offers blended grant and loan investment to social enterprises, community organisations and charities. Investment can be used for capital expenditure, asset acquisition and business growth.

Last reviewed 3 days ago

Ventient Energy Gordonstown Fund (Auchterless, Inverkeithny and Fisherford)

Supports charitable activity that will sustain and develop the life of the community and ensure that the area is an attractive and vibrant place to live, work and visit. They prefer to fund the purchase of capital items or projects.

Last reviewed 4 days ago

Foundation Scotland - EDF Renewables Dorenell Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

The fund supports charitable activities that benefit residents living in he communities of Dufftown, Auchindoun, Glenrinnes, Glenlivet, Inveravon, and Cabrach.

Next deadline: 31 Jul 2024

Last reviewed 5 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Stroupster Community Fund

The Fund will principally benefit the residents of the Dunnet & Canisbay Community Council area and aims to support a wide range of charitable projects.

Next deadline: 15 Nov 2024

Last reviewed 6 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Barr Community Fund

Supports projects located within or directly benefiting the community council area of Barr. It supports charitable activities that support the rural regeneration and sustainability of Barr.

Next deadline: 18 Oct 2024

Last reviewed 7 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Ventient Energy Glenkerie Wind Farm Community Fund

The overall aims of the fund are to support activity which will sustain and develop the life of the community and ensure that the area is an attractive and vibrant place to live, work and visit. Supports projects within 15km of the wind farm.

Next deadline: 19 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 7 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Greencoat Drone Hill Community Fund

Funds community and charitable projects in four community council areas. Grants are available for projects which enhance quality of life, contribute to a vibrant community and promote community spirit.

Next deadline: 8 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 5 months ago

Foundation Scotland - River Avich Hydro Open Grants Fund

This fund provides grants for charitable projects and activities that primarily benefit residents of Inverinan, Lochavich, Dalavich, or Kilmaha.

Last reviewed 5 months ago

Foundation Scotland - EDF Renewables Corriemoillie Community Fund (Contin)

The Fund will support projects which will support positive change and strategic impact to people living in the community council area of Contin, including Jamestown and Tarvie.

Next deadline: 26 Aug 2024

Last reviewed 6 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Kildrummy Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Funds projects within the area covered by Donside Community Council. The aim is to encourage and enable the economic, social and environmental development to support sustainability and help the area to continue to develop.

Next deadline: 26 Jul 2024

Last reviewed 6 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Renantis Auchrobert Wind Farm Community Fund

The Auchrobert Wind Farm Community Fund supports community projects benefitting those living in Blackwood and Kirkmuirhill and Boghead.

Next deadline: 1 Oct 2024

Last reviewed 19 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Cockaigne Fund

The Cockaigne Fund supports boundary-pushing musical research, development, and performances to delight, inform, and move participants and audiences alike.

Last reviewed 20 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Mary Janet King Fund

Supports community groups working with young people in arts and music. They are particularly interested in projects which are helping young people to take up music. Priority will be given to grassroots organisations.

Last reviewed 20 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Watten Wind Farm Trust

The Watten Windfarm Charitable Trust supports charitable activities that benefit the Watten community. It funds a range of areas including community activity, improving broadband connections, and improving the opportunities of local residents.

Next deadline: 31 Dec 2024

Last reviewed 21 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Tannach and District Wind Farm Trust

The Fund supports community groups and charities working in the Tannach and District area that provide activities which promote community spirit, bring people together, enhance quality of life, promote people’s well-being and foster a vibrant community.

Next deadline: 31 Dec 2024

Last reviewed 21 days ago

Foundation Scotland - David and Averil Macdonald Fund

The David and Averil Macdonald fund was set up to support charitable activity supporting communities in Islay, Tain, Elgin and Livingston.

Last reviewed 25 days ago

Foundation Scotland - EDF Renewables Longpark Wind Farm Community Fund

The fund benefits projects in the Community Council area of the Parish of Stow in the Scottish Borders which: Enhance quality of life for local residents; Contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities; Promote community activity.

Next deadline: 23 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 27 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Denny & District Community Fund

The Denny & District Community Fund is a charitable fund to benefit residents of the areas served by the Denny & District Community Council in the Falkirk Council area. It supports a range of community-led activity.

Next deadline: 24 Sep 2024

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Currently closed funds

Foundation Scotland - Baillie Gifford International Fund

Funding for registered charities who are working in International Aid Development to deliver their work. Primarily, the fund aims to increase participation with climate action and encourage behavioural change.

Due to open: 29 Jul 2024

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

PF Charitable Trust

The PF Charitable Trust's funding policy is to support work at community level. Projects must meet one or more of the following priorities: Disability; Health; Children and Families; Youth work; Elderly.

Last reviewed 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Cambusbarron Community Fund

The Cambusbarron Community Fund supports community projects benefiting those living in the Cambusbarron Community Council area in Stirling. Applications should usually be linked to priorities identified in the Cambusbarron Community Action Plan.

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Nourish the Nation Summer Food and Activity Programme

Funding is available to provide school children up to Fourth Year (S4) in Dundee with improved access to summer holiday activity and food schemes.

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Foundation Scotland - Baillie Gifford Grassroots Sports

The Grassroots Sports fund aims to improve the quality and participation in sport for all, remove barriers to participation, and improve sustainability.

Last reviewed 5 months ago

Foundation Scotland - RWE Lochelbank Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Supports activity in the community councils of Glenfarg and Bridge of Earn. Priorities are enhancing quality of life of local residents, promoting community spirit, and creating vibrant, healthy and sustainable communities.

Last reviewed 3 days ago

Crown Estate Scotland - Community Capacity Grants Programme

Provides early stage financial support for community enterprise projects that contribute to local regeneration and sustainable development and, ultimately, help create great places to live, work and visit.

Last reviewed 13 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Vattenfall Unlock our Future Fund

The Vattenfall Unlock our Future Fund supports projects in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire contributing towards a climate smart future.

Last reviewed 13 days ago

Foundation Scotland - SSE Clyde (Dumfries and Galloway) Community Fund

Funds community and charitable projects in 12 community council areas. Grants are available for projects which enhance quality of life, contribute to a vibrant community and promote community spirit.

Last reviewed 14 days ago