Children and Young People Funders

Funder Amount Closing Date Status
(Hilden Charitable Fund) Not Specified 9 Jun 2017 Closed This scheme is available to charities in the UK and non- governmental organisations in the developing world. in the UK the fund  supports projects concerned with: homelessness: asylum seekers and refugees; Community- based initiatives for young people aged 16-25 years and penal reform. in the developing world, the fund supports projects concerned with: community development; education, and health
(Scotch Whisky Action Fund) Medium: Up to £100,000 30 Jun 2017 Closed We are looking to support and develop a range of projects/initiatives which deliver targeted interventions designed to tackle alcohol-related harms across three themes:  Young people (aged under 18) Families Communities Research commissioned by the Scotch Whisky Association suggests that there are gaps in provision across each of these themes and that the range of interventions and good practice are not fully developed. The Fund would particularly welcome applications from new/innovative or pilot initiatives which aim to test new approaches within these themes and which will offer learning that others can use. Applications from existing projects which can demonstrate success in reducing harm are also welcome.    Priorities   Preventative projects that aim to reduce the alcohol-related harm within communities, families, and young people aged 18 and under. Projects that aim to educate people and communities about the dangers and consequences of mis-using alcohol. The development of new, innovative projects designed to reduce alcohol-related harms. Pilot projects that will test out new initiatives and ideas designed to promote responsible attitudes to alcohol consumption and prevent alcohol-misuse. Projects that promote alternative leisure and lifestyle choices for adults and young people to prevent alcohol-misuse. What can you apply for? Salary costs for new posts. As a general rule, the Fund cannot support existing salary costs or replace funding for existing posts where the funding has come to an end although there are some exceptions to this as follows:  Where the applicant organisation has previously held an award from the Fund to support a specific postholder then these existing costs can be considered. Where the applicant organisation is seeking to expand or develop the role and remit of an existing postholder e.g. through increasing the number of hours worked each week then these existing costs can be considered. Note that there must be clear evidence that there is a developmental aspect to any project seeking support for existing salary costs. Running costs and venue hire for the expansion or development of services and activities. Sessional worker costs related to new services and activities. Volunteer expenses. Small items of equipment where these are needed to expand or develop services and activities. Miscellaneous start-up costs.   Categories of Award Awards of up to £25,000 for a one year period can be made through this Fund. There are two categories of award as follows: Seedcorn Funding Awards made under this category could fund new initiatives and test out innovative approaches designed to reduce alcohol-related harm. Awards could also be used to fund existing smaller scale projects that are seeking to expand or develop their services. You must tell us how you plan to evaluate your project if seeking an award under this category. Please note that whilst you can apply for up to £25,000 under this strand, an award of this level would only be granted in exceptional circumstances. In practice, we would expect to make awards in the region of £10,000 for new or innovative projects. Growth and Development Awards made under this category could fund projects that are seeking to consolidate and build on emerging, successful practice in relation to the reduction of alcohol-related harm. You must be able to provide evidence of any evaluation of your work to date. We will look for evidence that the project is needed and that the approach taken has proven to be effective.
(Social Economy Growth Fund) Not Specified 17 Feb 2017 Closed The Social Economy Growth Fund will enable the third sector/social economy to improve and increase services and support for people experiencing poverty and disadvantage. It will help organisations to increase their capacity to support disadvantaged people – for example by expanding existing services and employing additional staff. The Fund will support organisations with a proven track record of working successfully with individuals and families who experience disadvantage, poverty and social exclusion. Organisations applying are expected to: •support people to move into better paid employment •increase household income •improve people's skills •empower people to find and own solutions to poverty themselves   Full details including eligibility criteria and the application process are available from https://beta.gov.scot/publications/social-economy-growth-fund-guidance/ The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 17 February.
Alec Dickson Trust Small: Up to £10,000 Open The Alec Dickson Trust provides grants of up to £500 to help young people of up to 30 or small groups of young people run a volunteering or community service project in their local area. The fund seeks to support projects that enhance the lives of others, particularly those most marginalised by society such as the homeless; those with drug dependency problems; and people with disabilities; etc. The Trustees particularly like to fund projects that involve lots of volunteers, and/or encourage these young people to stay engaged as volunteers in the long term. Trustees will meet four times a year to consider applications
Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust Not Specified Open The Trust gives grants that allow disadvantaged young people to take up opportunities to develop an exciting interest in the great outdoors. We usually support programmes run by schools or youth groups, exclusively within the UK. no minimum and maximum levels of support are outlined by the trust. instead, eatch project will be judged and awarded on merit; funding is available for projects that allow mdisadvantaged young people to take up opportunities to develop an exciting intrest in the grate outdoors.  
BBC Children in Need Not Specified 13 Sep 2017 Open This scheme makes small and large grants available to not-forprofit organisations in the UK that are supporting children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect. Any kind of disability. Behavioural or psychological difficulties. Living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Organisations must be working to combat this disadvantage and to make a real difference to children and young people’s lives. Applications can be made for either of the following: Main Grants of over £10,000 can support projects for up to three years. There is no upper limit but very few grants over £100,000 are made and most grants are for much less. Small Grants of up to £10,000 can support projects for one year.
BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme Small: Up to £10,000 13 Sep 2017 Open This scheme makes grants to not-for profit organisations that are working with disadvantaged children and young people who are 18 years old and younger living in the UK
Beatrice laing trust Small: Up to £10,000 Open Beatrice laing trust focus is on the relief of poverty and the advancement of the evangelical Christian faith, both at home and abroad. Financial support is given to a wide range of charities seeking to relieve poverty in its broadest sense, both throughout the UK and overseas. Grant recipients include: Organisations, many of them Christian organisations working to express their faith through practical action to help those in need, offering direct support to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in society, including: the homeless the elderly former Servicemen and women ex-offenders Charities providing practical services to people with physical, mental and learning difficulties and their families/carers. Examples include: special schools seeking to develop and expand their facilities in order to enable them to meet the needs of people with increasingly complex disabilities those involved in supporting young people with complex needs in the transition into adulthood, providing supported accommodation and opportunities for training/meaningful employment those seeking to provide facilities for respite care Organisations providing opportunities for training and development to young people, in particular those who are disadvantaged or ‘at risk’. Small-scale overseas development projects aiming to build the capacity of local partners to develop long-term sustainable solutions to local problems in countries in the developing world
Better Breaks Not Specified 28 Nov 2017 Open Better Breaks supports the development of short break opportunities for families with disabled children and young people, by providing grants to voluntary organisations working in Scotland. This year, Better Breaks wants to build capacity in mainstream services (i.e. youth clubs) to allow more disabled children and young people an opportunity to participate. Youth work groups may be eligible to apply for grants to enable the inclusion of disabled young people in their activities. For example, funding could pay for support workers, staff training, or specialist equipment. The latest round of the Better Breaks funding programme is now open for applications and the deadline for applications is 28 November
Big Lotter Fund - improving lives - Medium Medium: Up to £100,000 Open Many people experience challenges at some point in their lives and we want to support activity that helps them overcome these difficulties and become more resilient. We want to fund activity that means people: are better able to identify ways to take control over their lives and build resilience are able to shape the activities and services they use to better meet their needs have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives. For applications up to £150,000 you only need to fill in a single application form. If you are applying for between £150,000 and £1 million there is a different form and two stage process. To get an application form or to discuss what you're planning, contact our Scotland Advice Team on 0300 123 7110 or advicescotland@biglotteryfund.org.uk      
Bridges Ventures Not Specified Open This Fund was launched in April 2013 and provides capital investment and support to UK charities and enterprises with the aim of improving social and life outcomes for young people, children and the elderly in society. Eligible organisations must demonstrate: A clear social mission; A strong management team; The ability to deliver highly impactful and social interventions; The ability to robustly monitor and proactively manage the social outcomes delivered by these programmes.
Cash For Kids - Grassroots Football Fund Small: Up to £10,000 22 Mar 2017 Open This brand-new fund was set up following the Grassroot Football week on Superscoreboard, where the need to support disadvantaged children across Glasgow so they can access Football facilities was identified. At present these children are not able to take advantage of facilities due to costs including subs, transport, kit and food.   Aims of the fund To give disadvantaged children across Glasgow and the West access to Football activities out of school in a professionally supported environment. To ensure children have access to nutritious food and the funds to get them to the training sessions and games. To ensure they feel inclusive when integrating with other children. Groups can apply for; Funds to pay for places for new players at their club. Funds to transport players to and from training and games as necessary. Funds to secure better training facilities. Funds to support children with food and nutrition information.
Cash For Kids - Grassroots Football Fund Small: Up to £10,000 22 Mar 2017 Open This brand-new fund was set up following the Grassroot Football week on Superscoreboard, where the need to support disadvantaged children across Glasgow so they can access Football facilities was identified. At present these children are not able to take advantage of facilities due to costs including subs, transport, kit and food.   Aims of the fund To give disadvantaged children across Glasgow and the West access to Football activities out of school in a professionally supported environment. To ensure children have access to nutritious food and the funds to get them to the training sessions and games. To ensure they feel inclusive when integrating with other children. Groups can apply for; Funds to pay for places for new players at their club. Funds to transport players to and from training and games as necessary. Funds to secure better training facilities. Funds to support children with food and nutrition information.
Chance to Connect Medium: Up to £100,000 Open A real sense of community changes lives for the better. That’s why, at Chance to Connect, we strive to develop close-knit relationships between those who matter most. Our goal is to ensure that young people in Scotland learn from the world around them. Chance to Connect operates as a "grant giving" charity supporting projects working in the areas of community development and citizenship, helping develop young strong adults who can take their place in Scotland’s society. We seek to support projects and activities in Scotland, with the aspiration of alleviating the impact of poverty or financial hardship, social exclusion, relative/multiple deprivation and disability or illness affecting young people in Scotland, aged 0-25 years. Our mission To work to ensure that every child in Scotland is given the opportunity to grow and develop to their full potential. What we will fund Projects or activities that we will support will: • be undertaken by registered charities that hold a charity bank account • be delivered in Scotland • work with the most vulnerable families with children at a demonstrably high risk of being negatively impacted by poverty • demonstrate involvement of individuals and communities that understand and have experience of the issues that poverty presents • work outside, or supplementary to, statutory responsibilities • clearly demonstrate positive impacts Examples of projects or activities that we may consider funding include those delivering: • support for community libraries and learning spaces offering accessible and inclusive community activities aimed at local young people • community based leisure and sporting programmes, enhancing the health and wellbeing of the younger members of the community • local youth clubs and recreational activities, offering out of school hours support, mentoring and skills development • local community projects physically enhancing the area and encouraging social inclusion and citizenship
Chance to Flourish Medium: Up to £100,000 Open Chance to Flourish operates as a "grant giving" charity seeking to advance education, health and social development of pre-school children and their families and carers. We seek to support projects and activities in Scotland, with the aspiration of alleviating the impact of poverty or financial hardship, social exclusion, relative/multiple deprivation and disability or illness. What we will fund Projects or activities that we will support will: • be undertaken by registered charities that hold a charity bank account • be delivered in Scotland • work with the most vulnerable families with pre-school children at a demonstrably high risk of being negatively impacted by poverty • demonstrate involvement of individuals and communities that understand and have experience of the issues that poverty presents • work outside, or supplementary to, statutory responsibilities • clearly demonstrate positive impacts Examples of projects or activities that we may consider funding include those delivering: • practical family support including food, clothing and shelter • support for single parents including parenting skills, health and nutrition • accessible and affordable daycare or play facilities • support for vulnerable parents with preschool children or families with pre-school children suffering from any type of disability  
Chance to Study Medium: Up to £100,000 Open Chance to Study operates as a "grant giving" charity supporting projects working in the area of educational achievement through school years, helping to ensure that our young people can be all they can be. We seek to support projects and activities in Scotland, with the aspiration of alleviating the impact of poverty or financial hardship, lack of social exclusion, relative/multiple deprivation and disability or illness. What we will fund Projects or activities that we will support will: • be undertaken by registered charities that hold a charity bank account • be delivered in Scotland • work with the most vulnerable families with school aged children at a demonstrably high risk of being negatively impacted by poverty • demonstrate involvement of individuals and communities that understand and have experience of the issues that poverty presents • work outside, or supplementary to, statutory responsibilities • clearly demonstrate positive impacts Examples of projects or activities that we may consider funding include those delivering: • provision of after school care/holiday cover ensuring time and resource for additional educational support • provision of specific IT/educational equipment for socially deprived children or children suffering from any form of physical or mental disability • one to one mentoring of children struggling within school because of family circumstances • provision of breakfast clubs providing nutritional and educational support  
Chance to Succeed Medium: Up to £100,000 Open Chance to Succeed operates as a "grant giving" charity supporting projects that focus on employability and employment skills, helping to deliver a productive future for our young people. We seek to support projects and activities in Scotland, with the aspiration of alleviating the impact of poverty or financial hardship, social exclusion, relative/ multiple deprivation and disability or illness affecting young people in Scotland, aged 0-25 years. What we will fund Projects or activities that we will support will: • be undertaken by registered charities that hold a charity bank account • be delivered in Scotland • work with the most vulnerable families with children at a demonstrably high risk of being negatively impacted by poverty • demonstrate involvement of individuals and communities that understand and have experience of the issues that poverty presents • work outside, or supplementary to, statutory responsibilities • clearly demonstrate positive impacts Examples of projects or activities that we may consider funding include those delivering: • employability and skills training within a local community • mentoring or one to one support, building the self confidence and skills required to enter the employment market • provision of and access to the technical equipment required to pursue employment or further education • support to young people who have already been disadvantaged through being care experienced or suffering from a disability  
DM Thomas Foundation for Young People Small: Up to £10,000 25 Jul 2017 Open We provide funding for organisations which work to improve the lives of children and young people across Europe. Our grants focus on providing equipment, training and support to young people, and are administered through several different models
EK Shopping Centre Community Fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open EK Shopping Centre lies at the very heart of East Kilbride and is proud to be a core part of the community. As part of our commitment to the community, EK East Kilbride has a unique Community Fund designed to provide financial support to local clubs, community groups and other worthy causes in the town. Community Fund applications are assessed on a quarterly basis and the quarterly closing dates for applications are 28th February, 31st May, 31st August and 30th November. The maximum funding that can be applied for is £1,000. All decisions made by the Fund are final and not open to discussion.    
Ernest Cook Trust Up to £50,000 Open As well as offering a wide-ranging programme of land-based learning for children and young people, the Ernest Cook Trust gives grants to registered charities, schools and not-for-profit organisations wishing to encourage young people’s interest either in the countryside and the environment or the arts (in the broadest sense) or aiming to raise levels of literacy and numeracy.
Esmée Fairbairn - Young People Leaving Care Not Specified Open 10,000 young people aged over 16 leave care each year in the UK, a third before their 18th birthday, compared to the general population where 50% are still living with their parents at 24. A half of care-leavers believe they are made to do so too early and say they receive very poor preparation and support for the challenges of adult life. In response to this, the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation will spend over £2 million a year for at least five years to support young people leaving care to sustain healthy relationships and to receive more consistent and high quality support from the state. The aim is to: Ensure care leavers are more easily able to form healthy relationships that help them make a successful transition to adulthood. Ensure young people leaving care receive a consistently high standard of statutory support that has been informed by their views. Through funding and non-financial support, the Foundation wishes to see care leavers supported by the system and by their networks to feel emotionally stable and be financially secure, ultimately making a successful transition to independence. Funding is available to support charitable work in the following areas: Work that develops long lasting, supportive relationships for young people in and leaving care. Work that has a positive impact on the support that care leavers receive from their local authority and other statutory services. There is no minimum or maximum level of grant and no specified length of time for funding. In 2015, the Foundation's median average grant was £100,000 over three years. Most support is likely to be in the form of grants, but requests for social investments will be considered. Applications are accepted from organisations carrying out charitable work to support young care leavers. The Foundation provides funding for a range of organisations, but in practice the majority or organisations funded will be registered charities or non-profit organisations. Applications can be submitted at any time.
Esmee Fairbairn Fund Medium: Up to £100,000 Open The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-making foundations in the UK. The aim is to improve the quality of life for people and communities in the UK both now and in the future. They fund the charitable activities of organisations that have the ideas and ability to achieve change for the better. fund across four main sectors – Arts, Children and Young People, Environment and Social Change – as well as through our Food funding strand. Across all our funding we aim to unlock and enable potential, back the unorthodox and unfashionable, build collective networks and catalyse system change.  
Gannochy Trust Large: Over £100,000 Open A K Bell’s philanthropy has been developed into one of the more substantial grant-making trusts in Scotland. Originally, the Trust contributed to worthy charitable causes solely within Perth and its immediate environs. In 1967 a Scheme of Alterations was approved by the Court of Session to expand its grant-making footprint to the whole of Scotland, but with a preference for Perth and its environs. The Trust has made significant contributions to a wide variety of projects across Scotland over many years, ranging from major national flagship projects to smaller, but nonetheless important, community projects.
Garfield Weston Foundation Large: Over £100,000 Open The Foundation aims to be responsive to where need is greatest. We therefore support a wide range of charitable activity rather than having specific priorities for funding or regional bias. Our Trustees support excellence and, rather than predetermining where funds should be given, prefer to respond on a flexible basis to organisations that can show that they are addressing a need and that their work is high quality.
Hugh Fraser Foundation Not Specified Open This scheme provides grants to non-profit organisations for charitable work in the UK, whith a preference for scotland. the Trustees favour smaller, more focused causes rather than large highly-publicised appeals. Applications are assessed on a case-by case basis with no maximum or minimum levels specified. so long as the object is charitable the trustees will consider any application from a registerd charity. The trustees make grants in many different sectors. including: Medical research Hospitals. Education Organisations working withe Young and Aged the disabled and the under Privleged. Arts Organisations the trustees policy is to pay special regard to applications from Scotland, particulary from parts of scotland where the local economy and/ or circumstances make fundrasing for charitable purposes difficult there is no prescribed application form. applications should be by a letter of application, which should describe the project, and include a buget, if appropriate, and a copy of the organisation's latest accounts or up-to-date financial information.  
Ironmongers' company Small: Up to £10,000 31 Jul 2017 Open This Scheme awards grants to projects in the UK that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people under the age of 25 years to fulfil their potential. support is available to registered charities in the UK with projects whicj develop learning, motivation and Skills. grants range from a few hundred pounds up to around £10,000 the average grant awarded is £4,000  
Nuffield Foundation - Children and Families Grant Programme Large: Over £100,000 10 Oct 2017 Open this scheme provides financial assistance to support work that looks to ensure that the legal and institutional framework is best adapted to meet the needs of children and families
One Stop Carriers for Causes Grants Small: Up to £10,000 Open The One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ grants programme is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores in England, Wales and Scotland. The funding is administered by Groundwork on behalf of One Stop. Grants of up to £1,000 are available for projects that benefit local communities within two miles of a One Stop store in Great Britain. Projects must meet at least one of the following outcomes: Improving the lives of young people. Improving the lives of the elderly. Promoting physical activity. Improving health or well being. Increasing community safety. Protecting or improving the local environment. Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to: One off community events such as community fun day expenses, summer youth camp, litter picking, day trips costs for community based clubs or organisations, sports events, expenses to pay for terminally ill cancer patients on visits to the seaside. Purchasing items to run a project such as specialised medical equipment, football/cricket /netball kit for local junior club, arts and craft materials for a workshop, kitchen equipment for a healthy eating project, marketing materials for an event, fishing kit for youth project. Improvements to community buildings such as painting, refurbishing buildings such as hospices, scout or guide huts, school building, community centres. Improvements to external spaces such as park clean ups, community gardens, hospital/hospice gardens, disabled access projects, food growing projects, woodland walk. Purchasing materials to undertake a place based improvement project such as buying paint, litter pickers, gravel, grass seed, plants, and benches. The funding can be spent on project costs as follows: 90% of the grant must be spent on direct delivery, by which is meant physical works and labour costs. 10% of the grant can be spent on indirect costs, by which is meant management, administration, evaluation, promotion, fundraising, and training. Non-profit making organisations can apply as long as they are constituted and have a governing docume
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Not Specified Open The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is one of the larger independent grant-making foundations in the UK. They make grants to organisations which aim to maximise opportunities for individuals to experience a full quality of life, both now and in the future. In particular they are concerned with children and young people, and others who are disadvantaged.
Percy Bilton Charity Up to £5,000 Open Grants are made to organisations and individuals in need throughout the U.K. Charitable organisations assisting disadvantaged youth, people with disabilities and older people may apply for grants towards furnishings and equipment (excluding office items), building or refurbishment projects. Social Workers, Community Psychiatric Nurses and Occupational Therapists may apply on the behalf of individuals in financial need who have a disability or severe mental health problem, or who are over 65, for grants to purchase basic household furniture, equipment and clothing costing up to £200. An application form may be requested by one of these professionals by telephoning the Charity.
Philip Bates Trust Small: Up to £10,000 30 Sep 2017 Open This scheme makes grants available for individuals and voluntary and community Organisations undertaking projects that encourage and develop artistic intrest in young people in the UK
Robertson Trust Not Specified Open The Robertson Trust is an independent Scottish grant-making Trust which exists to provide financial support to charities as defined by the Law of Scotland. In practice, this enables the Trustees to donate to a wide range of charitable objectives where the work takes place in, or has an impact on, Scotland.   the organisation has 3 Funding Strands   1. Care and wellbeing 2. Strenghening Communities 3 Realising Potential and its outcomes are Improved confidence & self-esteem Increased inclusion Improved Skills and Knowledge Improved Health and Well-being  
RS Macdonald Charitable Trust Not Specified 30 Sep 2017 Open The R S Macdonald Charitable Trust,  principal areas of interest are: Neurological conditions, Sight impairment, Child welfare,  Animal welfare
The Adamson Trust Not Specified 30 Sep 2017 Open The scheme offers grants to voluntary community organisations and charities in Scotland provideing respite breaks for young people aged 17 and under who have physical, mental or emotional difficulties
The ASDA Foundation Not Specified Open The ASDA Foundation supports a range of good causes around the UK. It exists primarily to give support to existing projects being run by ASDA colleagues, although applications are open to all registered charities, community groups and individuals in the UK, as long as they have the support and involvement of local ASDA colleagues. Applications are accepted throughout the year and will be assessed at the quarterly trustee meeting. Eligible individuals/organisations must: operate in the UK be providing a clear benefit to their local community be non-profit making have direct support and involvement from one of the ASDA colleagues. To apply visit your local ASDA branch and speak with a member of staff.
The Benevolent Fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open This scheme helps young people at risk of criminal involvement to stay out of trouble and assist in the rehabilitation of offenders, particularly young offenders both in prison and after release. Grants up to £15,000 are available for registered charities and community groups with an annual income of less than £250,000 The fund prefers to help new projects in the early stages and, in particular, innovatory projects which could act as a model for similar work elsewhere. the priorities of the fund are to help: Helping disadvantaged young people; and offenders and ex-offenders particularly those under 30 years of age. Small organisations and charities that offer direct services are preferred. further information is avalible by contacting the fund on 0207606, email them at charity@weavers.org.uk or access their website via the link below.  
The Good Neighbour Fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open Scottish Roads Partnership (SRP), together with its main contractors Ferrovial Lagan and Amey, is launching The Good Neighbour Fund, a new funding initiative set up to give something back to local communities in close proximity to the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvement Project. Through The Good Neighbour Fund, SRP has allocated £15,000 for 2016 / 2017 to support local groups, organisations and charities that meet the funding criteria and is now inviting applications for grants of up to £500. Organisations eligible for funding should encourage education and skills development, support a local community initiative or charity, or have environmental benefits. All applications will be considered on an individual basis. For an application form, please email: info@scotroadspartnership.co.uk.
The Henry Smith Charity - Holiday Grants for Children Small: Up to £10,000 21 Jul 2017 Open This Scheme Makes Grants up to £2,500 available  for chools, youth groups, not got profit organisations and charities to provide access to recreational trips or holidays for groups of children who experience disadvantage or who have disabilties
The MacRobert Trust Up to £50,000 Open Most monetary awards usually lie between £5,000 and £25,000 but larger awards, including capital grants, are sometimes given. A small grants programme facilitates awards of up to £5,000. Occasionally recurring grants are made for periods of up to three years.  There are 3 levels of monetary awards: small, medium and large.  Each level has its own specific governance arrangements and internal processes The themes and sub-themes define the scope of The Trust’s charitable work under its Charitable Donations Policy. The themes are listed below. The sub-themes are detailed separately in the document at the bottom of the page and are not listed in any priority order. Donations are given only to organisations registered as charities and are always dependent on funding availability. Trustees reserve the right to make changes to the themes and sub-themes and to make judgements on applications which do not qualify for support. Theme 1: Services and Sea Theme 2: Education and Training Theme 3: Children and Youth (See Note 1) Theme 4: Science, Engineering and Technology Theme 5: Agriculture and Horticulture Theme 6: Tarland and the Local Area
The Revie Foundation Small: Up to £10,000 Open The Revie Foundation is a family run charity which was set up in 2013 and supports non-profit organisations (including charities, third sector bodies and public bodies) working with disadvantaged young people under 25 in Scotland to enable them to achieve their full potential. We would ideally like to assist disadvantaged young people living in the South Lanarkshire area.
The Sportsman Charity Small: Up to £10,000 Open Registered charitable organisations can apply to this charity for between £500 to £5,000 funding. The Trustees will consider applications from charities working in Scotland in the fields of sport, children and young people, disability and the disadvantaged. Their aim is to provide support which can make a significant difference to the delivery of existing activities, rather than funding running costs or overheads. A major proportion of the distribution of funds is by grants to smaller charities and projects. In addition, each year the Charity identifies two partner organisations which will receive a significant proportion of the funds raised at The Sportsman’s Dinner.
The Volunteering Support Fund Small: Up to £10,000 14 Jul 2017 Open Grants of between £7,500 and £10,000 are now available to small to medium-sized not-for-profit organisations (with an annual income of under £250,000) working in Scotland. The Volunteering Support Fund supports organisations to recruit additional volunteers (who will contribute towards delivering a new volunteering project, or extending/expanding an existing one) and improve how volunteers are supported in their role. Successful applicants will be expected to contribute towards the following outcomes during the 8 month funding period: Increasing the diversity of the third sector’s volunteer pool, especially to include those who experience disadvantage or would traditionally experience barriers to volunteering; Improving opportunities for skills and personal development through volunteering; Improving the third sector’s capacity to support, train and deploy volunteers; and Enhancing the services organisations deliver to better meet the needs of the communities they serve.  Who can apply? Third sector organisations with an annual income of under £250,000. Organisations do not need to be registered charities, although their constitution or set of rules should make clear that funds will only be spent on purposes established in the constitution, and not distributed amongst members;  Organisations that have never applied to the Volunteering Support Fund before, or that received a grant during 2016-17 but not during the previous year 2015-2016 (ie over two consecutive years).  Organisations that are able to start their project within 10 days of being awarded funding. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Fri 14 July 2017 and the period of the grant will be from 1 Aug 2017 to 30 March 2018. http://www.voluntaryactionfund.org.uk/funding-and-support/volunteering-development-grants/
The Weavers Company Benevolent Fund Medium: Up to £100,000 31 Jul 2016 Open The Weaver's Company Benevolent Fund supports projects working with disadvantaged young people (aged 5 to 30 years) to ensure that they are given every possible chance to meet their full potential and to participate fully in society. The Fund also aims to help young people at risk of criminal involvement to stay out of trouble and assist in the rehabilitation of offenders, particularly young offenders both in prison and after release. Grants are usually no more than £15,000 per annum, and to make sure grants of this size have an impact, we will not fund large organisations. To be eligible for funding, local organisations such as those working in a village, estate or small town should normally have an income of less than £100,000. Those working across the UK should normally have an income of not more than £250,000.  
True Colours Up to £5,000 Open The Trustees’ grant making focuses on the following three areas: Improving the service delivery and support offered to children with complex disabilities, their families and siblings in the UK. Strengthening palliative care services for children in the UK. Promoting and developing palliative care for adults and children in sub-Saharan Africa.
Volant Charitable Trust Small: Up to £10,000 Open This trust was set up by the author J K Rowling to support charitable causes. Foundation Scotland works with the Volant charitable Trust to make awards of up to £10,000 per annum on its behalf to charities and community groups in Scotland. The fund's primary focus is to support women, children and young people who are at risk and facing social deprivation. Projects must tackle serious issues and help people to turn their lives around are given priority. Trustees meet twice a year, in March and September.
Wessex Youth Trust Not Specified 1 Nov 2017 Open This scheme makes funding available for projects that provide opportunities to help support and advance children and young people up to the age of 21 years in the UK
Wooden spoon charity Not Specified Open The scheme seeks to make a positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged children and young people throughout the UK.   With those principles projects which will benefit children and young people who are disadvantaged, physically, mentally or socially. Projects are normally of a capital nature, the phone reasonably long term lifetime. Educational programs are typically funded for a period of three years must include a key rugby element. Grants will be considered for Equipment, kit, salaries and administration costs. However funding is not normally available for the following. Computer or electronic equipment vehicle projects (minibus) revenue expenditure individuals Wooden spoons contribution may be up to 100% of the cost
Young Roots (HLF) Medium: Up to £100,000 Open Young people are bursting with creative ideas about how to explore and care for their heritage.Whether restoring a vintage motorbike, designing a new nature trail or documenting changes to their community over time, through Young Roots projects young people make a real difference to the places where they live. In the process, their confidence grows and they learn valuable heritage and employability skills. We support applicants to deliver high quality projects for all of the young people, staff and communities involved. Young Roots projects should achieve all of the outcomes for people and communities  
Young Start (BIG) Medium: Up to £100,000 Open Young Start is a grants programme that distributes money from dormant bank accounts. It aims to create opportunities for children and young people aged between 8 and 24 to help them realise their potential.
Youth Voice fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open youth Voice fund is funding that is avalable for 10-21 year olds. Applications are welcome from individuals and Youth groups who live in or operate in parts of the following areas: Blantyre Burnbank hillhouse Whithill Fairhill Low Waters Cairns Halfway Burnhill Westburn Fernhill Whitlawburn Spittal Blairbeth Cathkin Larkhall and the Circuit   individuals can apply for up to £150 youth groups can apply for up to £500 Youth Voice Fund's main aim is to help Support those who are most in need The fund will support ideas and activities that may help develop skills and confidence in three main categories: Music and Arts Sport or Employment and Education the panel will not fund groups for school curricular activities