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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Awards micro grants to support local constituted and non-constituted groups for activity which is community focused