What funding is available at the moment?

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Below is some information we have received from Glasgow City Council regarding funding that is currently available:

Cash for Kids – apply now

Grants up to £3,000 are available for Glasgow community groups and voluntary organisations to support children and young people (from birth to 18) who are vulnerable, experience disadvantage, or are living with an illness or disability. Apply as soon as possible  cashforkids.org.uk/grants

Glasgow Life: European Capital of Sport Fund, phase two – apply by 8th May
Grants of £750 are available for community groups, clubs and voluntary organisations in Glasgow to promote participation in sport and physical activity. Priority will be given to projects for young people, people with disabilities, low-income families, women and ethnic minority groups.


Rewilding Innovation Fund – apply by31 May 2023

Grants of up to £15,000 to help remove barriers to rewilding projects across Britain, whether they are at the early planning stage or wish to scale up pre-existing projects. The Rewilding Innovation Fund will support rewilding projects on land and at sea, at a scale of more than 40 hectares, that adhere to Rewilding Britain’s rewilding principles.

Priority will be given to applicants who are taking an innovative approach to land and marine rewilding, and applicants that will help develop learning and evidence for others within the Rewilding Network.


Skipton Charitable Foundation – apply by 1st May

Charities can apply for grants of up to £3,000

Eligible projects include Support the elderly by reducing isolation, helping reduce the effects of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Provision of tangible and social interaction activities for the vulnerable and/or isolated.


Screwfix Foundation – apply by 10th May


Available for charities and not-for-profit organisations, with the priority being projects creating a longer-term difference and where the grant will make an impact and fund the total, or at least the majority of the cost. These could include:Improved energy efficient lighting & heating; Installation of a new kitchen or bathroom;Installation of a sensory room; General painting & decorating;Improving safety and security of a building

Veolia’s Sustainability Fund – apply between 21 April to 29 September 2023

Veolia’s Sustainability Fund is provided by Veolia, the UK leader in resource management, in partnership with crowdfunding platform Spacehive.

The Fund offers grants (cash sponsorship) of up to £1,000, in-kind resources or staff volunteers to support not-for-profit organisations and community groups.

Veolia will match up to 50% of the money raised by groups through Spacehive up to a maximum of £1,000.

Funding is for local projects that support one or more of the following themes:

  • Enhancing biodiversity
  • Promoting sustainable waste behaviours (reduce, reuse and/or recycle)
  • Protecting or preserving resources and the environment
  • Its use of recycled, reused or reclaimed materials


Corra Foundation Boost Small Grants – apply any time

Grants of between £500 and £3,000 for charities and grassroots groups with an annual income of up to £50,000 across Scotland to ensure accessible, supportive, community-led activities remain available to children and families, despite the challenges presented by the cost-of-living crisis.

Grants can be used to fund a new project, help continue a pre-existing project, or support running costs (such as utilities, salaries, or transport).  


Hubbub: Community Fridge Food Hub Fund – apply by 31st May
Grants up to £7,000 are available for community organisations, charities and social enterprises to enable them to start up a community fridge and to share surplus food and food donations.


William Syson Foundation Small Grants fund – apply by 28th April


The advancement of the arts, heritage and culture, and the charity will have a particular focus on Scottish organisations and individuals resident in Scotland.


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