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.
Funds are available for capital projects which improve quality of life and economic prosperity of communities within 10km of participating renewable energy developments at Whitelee, Pates Hill, Stallashaw and Blacklaw.
Organisations running local gala events and summer festivals can apply for financial help. Also supports play schemes run by parents and volunteers.
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.
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.
Improving Lives aims to support activity that helps people overcome difficulties and become more resilient.
Supports grass roots community organisations across the whole of Scotland. Priorities are: children & families, elderly people, education, environment, health, people who are physically disabled, homelessness, women and grass roots sports.
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.
The Foundation supports a broad range of organisations and activities that share a commitment to making a positive impact to the lives of the communities in which they work, and that are driven by a desire to achieve excellence.