We support various grant schemes to assist local organisations to improve their communities, organise local events and generally help communities to help themselves.
Funding Scotland Find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise using Funding Scotland's free online search engine. From small grants to funding for big capital projects, they can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your community.
What Makes a Good Application? A good way of working out what to say is to put yourself in the funders position. What would you want to know?
Make your application clear and concise, who is applying, how much the project wants and what is it for.
A clear summary gives the impression you know what youre doing.
Demonstrate a need for your project.
Show that your project is well planned.
Accurately cost your project.
Provide evidence of good management.
Show how the project will make a difference.
A funder will want to know:
who will do
A funder will also want to see you can manage money and use it efficiently. They will want to see a budget. Make sure your application is
it adds up
it shows any other funders involved
it shows other non-money support. (In kind)
Remember to keep a back-up copy of your application.