South of Scotland Gap Funding Loan Scheme

Maximum Available: £50,000

The South of Scotland Loan Scheme provides gap funding for SME business-growth projects that offer economic benefits for the South of Scotland.

The provision of this gap funding demands that applicants must demonstrate they have exhausted conventional sources of funding.

Culture and Business Fund Scotland

Maximum Available: £40,000

The Culture and Business Fund Scotland (CBFS) is funded by the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland and is managed by Arts & Business Scotland.

Inventor Prize

Maximum Available: £ 50,000
Closing Date: 22/10/2017 - 23:00

The Inventor Prize is a pilot programme which is being administered by Nesta; a registered charity operating as an innovation foundation, supporting new ideas that are able to address some of the major challenges of modern times. The Prize is being funded by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

British Science Week - Community Grant Scheme

Maximum Available: £1,000
Closing Date: 30/10/2017 - 14:30

Grants are available for community based groups and organisations in the UK to create events or activities that engage under-represented audiences as part of British Science Week (BSW). British Science Week (BSW) is a ten-day programme of science, technology, engineering and maths events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.

Peatlands Action Fund

Maximum Available: Discretionary
Closing Date: 31/10/2017 (All day)

Peatland ACTION intends to restore degraded peatlands across Scotland, offering funding for land managers.

Music for All - Music in the Community

Maximum Available: £2,500
Closing Date: 01/11/2017 - 17:00

Grants are available to UK based community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities.  The Music in the Community grants programme is administered Music for All, which is the charity of the UK musical instrument industry. The mission of the charity 'is to make more musicians and to enable and inspire more people to discover their mental and physical benefits that playing a musical instrument can bring'.

The grants programme aims to give a helping hand to projects and initiatives across the UK that are seeking to bring music to their community. The funding is for groups that need assistance to fulfil their potential in developing truly sustainable music programmes.

The Transmission Fund

Maximum Available: £1,500
Closing Date: 10/11/2017 - 17:00

This programme provides financial support to enable professional musicians to access creative and professional development opportunities both in the UK and internationally, as well as supporting formal and time limited training and mentoring opportunities.   This programme is provided by Help Musicians UK (HMUK). HMUK is an independent charity providing help, support and opportunities to empower musicians at all stages of their lives.