Funding Opportunities - August 2017

August 3, 2017

Need a funding boost for your social enterprise? See our latest selection below

This page is updated regularly. 

Shackleton Foundation
Up to £10,000 seed funding and support available to enable aspiring leaders and social entrepreneurs to establish their own ventures to help young people in challenging circumstances. Next deadline is 4 August.

Postcode Community Trust
Next round of funding opens on 15 August with up to £20,000 available for initiatives which benefit communities through grassroot-led sports and recreational activities. Deadline 28 August.

National Lottery Awards for All Scotland
The new name for Awards for All Scotland, the National Lottery Awards for All Scotland offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities. Applications are ongoing.

Young Start
Young Start is a grants programme that distributes money from dormant bank accounts. They want to fund a wide range of projects for up to two years that will make children and young people aged 8 to 24 confident, healthy, connected or enterprising. Applications are ongoing.

Circular Economy Investment Fund
The Circular Economy Investment Fund is a funding opportunity for businesses and organisations in Scotland working in all business and social economy sectors. A circular economy is one that’s sustainable, and as much as possible eliminates waste. Applications are ongoing.

Shell Live Wire Awards
£5,000 is given each month to new young social entrepreneurs looking to implement innovative business solutions that meet the energy and resource needs of a growing population. Applications are ongoing.