The National Lottery Community Fund - (Scotland) - Improving Lives
Funding for people experiencing challenges in their lives to help them overcome this and become more resilient. They want to fund activity which means people:
- are better able to identify solutions that enable them to take control over their lives and build resilience
- are able to shape the projects and services they use to better meet their needs
- have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives.
Geographical areas funded: Scotland
- Type of funding:
- Type of cost:
- Capital, Revenue
Fund award sizes
- Notes on award amounts:
- Premium information
Who can apply
Most organisations are eligible to apply. They're keen to see applications from smaller organisations that they haven’t funded before.
When to apply
Apply at any time. Decisions are made within 3 months.
*this programme is closing on 30 September 2022 as part of the Lottery's funding review.
How to apply
Read the guidance on the National Lottery Community Fund and then contact the Scotland Advice Team to discuss what you're planning and get an application form.
Activites funded: Advice & information Advocacy Befriending & mentoring Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training Environment Financial advice & support Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Mental health care Recreation & social activities Respite & holidays Social care & welfare
Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Black & Ethnic Minorities Carers Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Homeless or badly housed Care experienced people Socially isolated people LGBTQI people People in poverty Rural communities Men Mental health conditions Offenders & ex-offenders Older people Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Refugees & asylum seekers Religious & Belief Groups Local communities Voluntary sector organisations Unemployed Victims of crime & abuse Volunteers Women & girls Young people
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