Eat Well Age Well Roadshows

The Eat Well Age Well team is currently touring across Scotland to promote its Small Ideas, Big Impact fund, which is due to launch on 1 October 2018. This fund has been specifically designed so that individuals, community groups, social enterprises, charities and public-sector workers can test out their ideas around the theme of older …

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Scotmid Community Grant

Scotmid Community Grant scheme supports community projects across Scotland that bring benefits to their local community. Up to £500 is available.

New National Lottery funding now open for Year of Young People

Funding of between £3,000 and £10,000 is available for heritage, community and sports projects that are run for and by young people aged eight to 26 years old and that improve their health and wellbeing. More information and details of how to apply on the Big Lottery Fund website.

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Latest round of the Climate Challenge Fund

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently visited the 1,000th recipient of the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) as she announced the latest grants totalling £15.3 million. More information and details of how to apply on the Keep Scotland Beautiful website.

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Capacity building fund 2016/17 – feedback from funding recipients

About the Capacity Building Fund Community Food and Health (Scotland) launched the Capacity Building Fund in 2015. The purpose of the Fund was to provide small amounts of funding (up to £500) for learning or training opportunities for staff, volunteers or management committee/board member involved in groups running community food and health activities.  The aim of …

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CFHS development funding awarded to 42 community initiatives

Forty-two voluntary and community groups have this week been allocated funding by CFHS to promote and deliver healthy eating initiatives. Food and diet play a major role in health and wellbeing, but not everyone can access good food.  People on low incomes and those living in poorer areas have less opportunity to eat a healthy diet …

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Grassroots Giving

Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving community funding scheme has now launched for 2017 with a total fund of £82,000 to help small groups and organisations make a difference in their neighbourhood. In 2017, 164 groups will receive funding of £500 to help them build a brighter future in their local communities. Closing date for applications …

Community choices fund

The Community Choices Fund is a new fund to support participatory budgeting (PB) in Scotland.  PB is recognised internationally as a way for local people to have a direct say in how public funds can be used to address local needs. Targeted particularly at work in deprived areas, the fund aims to build on the …

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) IMPACT Awards 2018 Open to Applications

The IMPACT Awards are an annual scheme, funded by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as part of the company’s commitment to promoting community health and wellbeing. The Awards are organised and managed in partnership with the King’s Fund, a leading independent health charity working to improve health and social care. The Awards recognise and reward small to medium-sized …

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Comic Relief – Care Home Challenge Fund

UK-based care home providers (both charity and non-charity) can apply now for grants of between £10,000 and £20,000 to deliver activities to improve the wellbeing of residents, and help staff and residents forge stronger relationships. There is particular interest in activities as an opportunity to build bigger positive change within care homes that will be …