Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
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 National Databank
The National Databank provides free mobile data, texts and calls to people in need via Good Things Foundation’s network of local community partners.
Firstport - Launch Me
LaunchMe is Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator. It prepares ambitious social enterprises and community organisations for growth so they can achieve social impact at scale.
FareShare saves good food destined for waste and sends it to charities and community groups who transform it into nutritious meals for vulnerable people.
SP Energy Networks - Net Zero Fund
The Transmission Net Zero Fund aims to help vulnerable communities develop their net zero plans to ensure that no one is left behind on the Scotland’s journey to Net Zero.
Next deadline: 7 Jul 2023
Community Windpower Limited
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.
Transport Scotland - Network Support Grant
A discretionary grant that subsidises commercial and community bus routes. It aims to keep fares at affordable levels and networks more extensive than would otherwise be the case.
Scottish Recovery Consortium - Recovery Seed Fund
The aim of this fund is to support new & unconstituted Lived Experience recovery groups/organisations with an initial award to support with start-up & running costs.
Local Energy Scotland - CARES Development Support and Funding
The Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) supports communities to engage with, participate in and benefit from the energy transition to net zero emissions.
A Cinema Near You
Aims to improve access to screen and cinema provision in Scotland, targeting those communities where the need is greatest, and where the benefits may be most significant.