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
Sense Over Sectarianism gives grants to projects aimed at the great Glasgow area that challenge sectarianism and bigotry. It aims to challenge bigotry and sectarianism and break down barriers between people caused by religious and cultural difference.
Opened: 29th May 2019
The Greggs Breakfast Club Programme helps primary school children get a nutritious start to their school day. Every school is provided with fresh bread from their nearest Greggs shop, and a grant to support start-up and ongoing costs.
The charity focuses on improving the lives of traumatised, impoverished and very sick children and supports a range of specialist children's causes via regular donations and the provision of specialist medical equipment, play and living essentials..
The Aviva Community Fund supports projects that boost the resilience of communities in the face of uncertainty and is investing in three key areas: building back better, climate champions and financial empowerment.
Opened: 21st Jan 2020
Offers small grants to non-profit sustainability projects. The fund is intended to contribute to core running costs and act as a basis from which to either focus on their chosen task, or apply for project grants.
The Air Discount Scheme (ADS) aims to tackle the problem of high air fares for the remotest communities in the Highlands and Islands by providing a discount of 50% on the core air fare on eligible routes.
The Local Schools Nature Grants Scheme is funded through the Postcode Local Trust and allows schools in England, Scotland & Wales to apply for outdoor resources and a two hour training session.
Next deadline: 3rd Sep 2021
Assists congregations of any denomination in Scotland in the preservation and upkeep of church buildings which are in regular use for public worship.
To mark special events or achievements, Dumfries & Galloway sometimes provides hospitality in the form of a reception, light refreshments or a presentation.