The core themes the fund supports are mental health, education and employability skills amongst marginalised groups, diversity and inclusion, social mobility for vulnerable groups and environment and sustainable travel.
Opened: 27 Jun 2022
Next deadline: 31 Jul 2022
The Coalfields Community Investment Programme is a small fund created to support activities that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain in coalfield communities.
The Aldi Scottish Sport fund is a Scotland-wide community-based sport programme designed to make it easier for kids to take part in sports within their local communities by giving clubs the chance to secure funding.
Due to open: 22 Aug 2022
Provides funding for environmental and eco-friendly community projects to enhance the local area, funding for educational trips and activities for local schools and sponsorship for local events and shows.
Proposals to the Trust must be targeted on activity benefiting young people in the Edinburgh and Lothian area. It prefers new or innovative attempts to support young people.
The Trustees’ support projects in the Lothians and Borders with a focus on the encouragement of participation in and promotion of accessibility to music and the arts, and the advancement of health.
Opened: 1 Sep 2021
Due to open: 1 Sep 2022
Community Connect enables Scotmid members to give back to their Communities. It allows three good cause groups from three Member Regions (North, East and West) to receive a financial award following a vote by Scotmid members.
Red House Home Trust’s objectives are to promote education and training of young persons under the age of 22 who are in need of care, are living in deprived circumstances or otherwise require assistance in adjusting to independent living.
The trust provides grants to individuals, groups and clubs for studies or projects of an educational nature.
Organisations in Edinburgh and the Lothians can apply for a grant to cover the cost of an EVOC training sessions for staff or regular volunteers. Each participant can apply to attend two different half day courses or one full session per year.