Funding news

Stalled spaces programme

Applications invited for Glasgow City Council’s Stalled Spaces Programme, 2018-19. Community groups or local organisations across Glasgow are encouraged to apply for innovative projects aimed at improving and activating stalled sites or underused open spaces in the city. Closing date for applications is Monday, March 26th 2018. Funding is available from a minimum £1,000 to …

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Funding for community health walks

With support from Transport Scotland, Paths for All has recently launched its community health walk funding, accepting applications of up to £5,000 from projects that can demonstrate that they will increase the number of people in their community walking. More information at  

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Capacity Building Fund – extended closing date

We have some funding remaining in our Capacity Building Fund. The closing date for applying has been extended to Friday  26 January.  If you want to apply, please read the Fund’s guidance notes before doing so. These, and the online application form can found in our Funding section. For more information, contact Anne

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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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Improvement Fund

Some community food initiatives may be interested in the second year of the £200,000 Improvement Fund run by Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s Improvement Hub. Advice and guidance on who can apply, and for what, is available at Applications, from £5,000 to £75,000, will be accepted from 1 September.

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Comic Relief launch new Active Ageing Grants Programme

The new Active Ageing: Creating Change in Communities initiative is providing £1.5 million of funding in order to engage older people aged 65 and over from ‘harder to reach’ groups to get involved in opportunities which use their skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to their communities. Registered and un-registered community based organisations and partnerships …

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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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New £1.6 million National Lottery project to tackle food poverty

People in communities across the UK will be given support to tackle food poverty, under a new four-year programme supported with more than £1.6 million of National Lottery funding from the Big Lottery Fund. The Food Power initiative will help grass-roots experts in 32 areas develop ideas and work with like-minded groups elsewhere in the …

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Climate Challenge Funding

The Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund is now open for the next round of applications. Community-led organisations are invited to apply for grants of up to £150,000 per organisation per year, for projects taking place between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2020. Find out more at

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Food for Thought Funding

Education Scotland has another round of funding for early learning and childcare centres, primary schools and secondary schools to develop food and health education. Up to £3000 is available and applications will close at 14.00 on Wednesday 31 May 2017. The aim of the fund is to provide progressive, high quality learning experiences in food and health, …

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