Funding Opportunities - October 2017

October 5, 2017

Need a funding boost for your social enterprise? See our latest selection below

This page is updated regularly.

Community-Led Design Grant Fund - part of the Making Places initiative

The Community-Led Design Grant Fund is part of the Scottish Government’s new Making Places initiative to encourage communities to actively contribute to the development of their local places. Making Places has evolved from the Charrette Mainstreaming programme and will now support community participation beyond just charrettes. Deadline is Friday 13 October 2017.

Scotland’s Community Capacity and Resilience Fund

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has announced that it has received further investment from the Scottish Government to support a third round of the Community Capacity and Resilience Fund. Deadline is 26 October 2017 at 5pm.

National Lottery Awards for All Scotland

The new name for Awards for All Scotland, the National Lottery Awards for All Scotland offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities. Applications are ongoing.

Young Start

Young Start is a grants programme that distributes money from dormant bank accounts. They want to fund a wide range of projects for up to two years that will make children and young people aged 8 to 24 confident, healthy, connected or enterprising. Applications are ongoing.

Circular Economy Investment Fund

The Circular Economy Investment Fund is a funding opportunity for businesses and organisations in Scotland working in all business and social economy sectors. A circular economy is one that’s sustainable, and as much as possible eliminates waste. Applications are ongoing.

Shell Live Wire Awards

£5,000 is given each month to new young social entrepreneurs looking to implement innovative business solutions that meet the energy and resource needs of a growing population. Applications are ongoing.