The council has a number of grants streams for community groups focussing on the following areas: Developing Communities, Employability, Learning and Training, Health and Physical Activity, Poverty.
Charities and other organisations can apply for funding to provide holidays for disadvantaged children and their families.
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.
Awards grants for educational purposes to children and young people under the age of 21 who have a physical or learning disability, or who are socially disadvantaged. Funding includes support for school and youth trips and residential experiences.
Next deadline: 21st May 2021
The fund focuses on supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable children in both Scotland and overseas. It provides funds to support educate and care for children and young people.
Support is available for organisations benefiting foreign missionaries and older people in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
The AEB Charitable Trust make grants in a wide range of areas including wildlife, health, and the elderly. The Trust favours organisations in the Lothians and Borders areas.
Makes grants to charities which are focused on Midlothian. Causes supported include: work with children and young people; advancement of education, health and sport; the relief of poverty or other hardship.
Next deadline: 10th Nov 2021
The Orcome Trust is administered and located in Newhall on the borders of Midlothian and Tweeddale. The Trust supports projects and applications which have significance for the local area and communities and has less enthusiasm for national campaigns.
The charity raises millions of pounds each year and awards grants to help disabled and disadvantaged children aged 0 to 18 who are suffering from abuse or neglect, who are disabled or who simply need extra care and guidance. Grants are also given to child