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.
Community Building Grants are aimed at charities helping people and communities in Scotland who are experiencing (or at risk of experiencing) poverty, trauma or both.
Opened: 30th Sep 2020
Large Grants focuses on work that addresses the impacts of poverty and/or trauma under one or more of the following themes: Financial wellbeing, Emotional wellbeing and relationships, and Educational and work pathways.
Opened: 30th Sep 2020
Improving Lives aims to support activity that helps people overcome difficulties and become more resilient.
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.
The Trust supports opportunities for young people in Dumfries and Galloway, primarily aged 15-25. The focus is on helping young people move forward in their lives, whether by grants to organisations or to individual young people.
Next deadline: 18th Oct 2021
Trusthouse gives grants for running costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations under the overarching themes are Rural Issues and Urban Deprivation. Their preference is for front line organisations working directly with people in need.
The Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-makers in the UK. Their new strategy focuses on three aims: Improving Our Natural World; Tackling injustice to deliver A Fairer Future; and Nurturing Creative, Confident Communities.
Opened: 7th Oct 2020
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.