Nithsdale Day Opportunities Fund 2018-2019

Maximum Available: £700
Information Source: NHS

The principle aim of the fund is to reduce social isolation and promote independence amongst adults (age 18+) within the Nithsdale locality, by supporting a range of day opportunity groups/activities.

Applications will be considered for projects/activities which support at least one of the following:

  • helping people to feel less isolated and lonely
  • improved health and wellbeing
  • develop new skills that support independence
  • keeping mentally and physically well
  • lead a more fulfilling life
  • self-manage a long-term condition

Funding Available to Support Children & Young People

Maximum Available: £500
Information Source: NHS

To coincide with the 2018 Year of Young People, the Stewartry Health & Wellbeing Partnership is delighted to announce the launch of its small grant funding programme which will be open for applications throughout the year.

Established or new groups based in the Stewartry [principally DG5, DG6 and DG7] can apply for up to £500 to support projects and activities aimed at children and young people aged 25 years and under which support at least one of the following.

Social Innovation Competition 2018 - delivered by Firstport

Maximum Available: £5000
Closing Date: 30/07/2018 - 12:00
Information Source: FirstPort

Firstport is celebrating Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 by looking for individuals with the most exciting, innovative and enterprising new ideas for working with and for Scotland’s young people. 


Sustainable Development Fund

Maximum Available: £200,000
Closing Date: 01/08/2018 - 12:00
Information Source: Email

SSE has opened the third round of its Dumfries and Galloway Sustainable Development Fund, making £200,000 available to support ‘transformative’ community projects. The Fund is open to non-profit making organisations, community groups and charities across the region. Successful projects will have the potential to deliver transformational social, economic and environmental changes in the local area and support long-term community development.

Climate Challenge Fund Open - Apply Now

Maximum Available: £150,000
Closing Date: 03/08/2018 - 17:00
Information Source: Keep Scotland Beautiful

The Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund is OPEN.

The Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) provides grants and support for community-led organisations to tackle climate change by running projects that reduce local carbon emissions, with initiatives including energy efficiency, sustainable travel, local food and resource efficiency.

Carers Act Transformation Support (CATS) Fund

Maximum Available: £10,000.00
Closing Date: 03/08/2018 - 17:00
Information Source: GrantFinder

Grants are available for charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups based in Scotland to improve their delivery systems and enhance their capacity to provide support services in line with the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.

Fund Information

Funding body:

Scottish Government Maximum value:£ 10,000 Application deadline:03/08/2018

Old Luce Community Fund

Maximum Available: £50000
Closing Date: 20/08/2018 (All day)
Information Source: GrantFinder and Foundation Scotland

Grants are available for a range of activities that benefit the local communities of Glenluce, Dunragit and Auchenmalg in Dumfries and Galloway.

Workplace Equality Fund 2018-2019

Maximum Available: £500,000
Closing Date: 30/08/2018 - 17:00
Information Source: Voluntary Action Fund

Voluntary Action Fund (VAF) is inviting applications for the £500,000 Workplace Equality Fund, which it is managing on behalf of the Scottish Government. This fund is open to private sector and third sector organisations.  The fund will have two rounds – round 1 closing on 29th March 2018, and round 2 closing on 30th August 2018.

The aim is to support Scottish Businesses to identify and promote practice that works to reduce employment inequalities, discrimination and barriers. Applications must work towards a minimum of one of the fund outcomes- that can be found here.

Walking for Health Fund 2018 – 2019

Maximum Available: £10,000
Closing Date: 31/08/2018 (All day)
Information Source: Paths for All

Paths for All are now accepting expressions of interest for funding for Health Walk projects or related activities.  Projects must include delivery of a weekly Health Walk.

Constituted groups, registered charities, community interest companies, public sector or statutory bodies, health and social care partnerships, health boards, schools, universities, colleges, and private sector organisations working in Scotland can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to help work towards these outcomes in their own communities.

Cash for Kids - Cumbria and South West Scotland

Maximum Available: Average - £3000
Closing Date: 31/08/2018 - 10:30
Information Source: GrantFinder

Grants are available to individuals, registered charities, sports clubs and voluntary and community organisations based in the CFM Radio broadcast area for projects that benefit children and young people who are disabled, disadvantaged or suffering from abuse or neglect and are 18 years or younger.