Funding on the Shetland Islands

Shetland Islands Council has teamed up with SCVO's Funding Scotland to provide an advanced online funding search for your charity, community group or social enterprise. From small grants to funding for big capital projects, we can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your community.

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Howman Charitable Trust

Last reviewed 7 hours ago
The trust funds groups and organisations working in nature conservation
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Community & Third Sector Recovery Programme: Adapt & Thrive

Last reviewed 8 hours ago
The Scottish Government's Community & Third Sector Recovery Programme aims to support charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations that are supporting people and communities through the shift from lockdown to recovery. The Adapt and Thrive Programme aims to support organisations across the third sector to adapt to the challenges presented by COVID-19 and build back better to thrive in the future. The programme will help organisations to make the necessary changes to operate sustainably so they can continue to have a positive impact On people and communities. The Community & Third Sector Recovery programme has two strands: Adapt & Thrive Programme (support for organisational change) and Communities Recovery Fund (grants to allow organisations to reintroduce the delivery of services and support the adaptation of existing services, or develop new ones).
HIE can offer financial assistance with capacity building relevant to eligible groups' ongoing development plans.Start-up assistance can help with early investigation of a proposed purchase including professional fees and study visits and initial community consultation. Technical assistance is available to groups in the pre-acquisition stage and to help with bid preparation. Support is available to encourage community participation through networking visits, skills training and employment of part-time community agents. Community land grants are designed to assist communities to purchase areas of land or other fixed assets. Funding for post-acquisition capital costs or revenue funding for project-management costs is available.
The Scottish Government's Community & Third Sector Recovery Programme aims to support charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations that are supporting people and communities through the shift from lockdown to recovery. The Communities Recovery Fund offers funding to implement changes to reintroduce the delivery of existing services and activities that have been suspended or severely reduced because of COVID-19 and/or deliver new services identified as a priority by the the community as a result of COVID-19. As well as providing ongoing crisis support, they will be planning and implementing changes to adapt and thrive in a very different social and economic climate. The Community & Third Sector Recovery programme has two strands: Adapt & Thrive Programme (support for organisational change) and Communities Recovery Fund (grants to allow organisations to reintroduce the delivery of services and support the adaptation of existing services, or develop new ones).
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The Woodland Trust - Free Tree Packs

Last reviewed 8 hours ago
Tree packs give the opportunity to bring people together to plant trees - encouraging local wildlife, protecting our landscape against tree disease and creating wooded areas. There are thousands of free trees to give away to schools, community and youth groups. Packs are dispatched in November and March when the trees are dormant and perfect for planting.
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Creative Scotland - Youth Arts Access Fund

Last reviewed a day ago
The Youth Arts Access Fund is designed to support an increased range of music-making projects, as well as introducing projects delivering across wider art-form areas. The two mandatory outcomes for this fund are: Children and young people develop their music and music-making skills; and Children and young people develop their creativity skills in and through youth arts provision. See full guidance notes for details on target groups.

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