Funding Scotland is run by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector.
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The fund, supported by the Scottish Government, backs projects that provide new or innovative approaches to improving the lives of Veterans. It is particularly aimed at helping the veterans community overcome any disadvantage experienced as a result of service, as well as supporting projects that help veterans and their families and also early service leavers successfully transition to civilian life.
MCS Charitable Foundation is open to funding a range of projects that advance our mission to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy and low carbon technologies. Projects should have a UK-wide impact, either through having a national reach or through developing/demonstrating an innovative approach that could be replicated, adapted or scaled up. Bids should fall into one of the following themes: * Education, skills and CPD; * Public awareness/information and consumer confidence; * Zero carbon planning; * or Local zero carbon delivery initiatives.
The Stafford Trust is a grant making Scottish charitable trust which provides financial support to charities registered in the United Kingdom, with a preference towards charitable organisations in Scotland. It funds charities under the headings of : - animal welfare - child/adult welfare - medical research - local community projects - HM services personnel - sea rescue - overseas appeals
Big Issue Invest Scotland (BIIS) is a venture established to provide social investment and loan finance to social enterprises, social ventures and third sector organisations in Scotland. Like The Big Issue, BIIS aims to help people to help themselves by investing in social enterprises that have business-like responses to social problems. Big Issue Invest Scotland connects investment with the people and knowledge needed to build a future where social enterprise infrastructure thrives.
FiMT was established to improve the transition of Service personnel, and their families, from military into civilian life, focusing on those most vulnerable to failure. They are particularly interested in the following areas but this is not exclusive: - finding a job, training, education and transition services - early Service Leavers - finding a home - impact on families - support for spouses, dependants and partners - improving the well-being of the Armed Forces Community - ex-Service personnel in the Criminal Justice sector - access to information, help and guidance
The Catalysts for Change programme, supports a range of projects across Scotland to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Grants are available to help community nurses in Scotland, with local partners, develop initiatives designed to prevent, reduce, or overcome health inequalities. In 2022/23 they will consider supporting work that: - Supports recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic; - Prevents, or mitigates the impact of, psychological trauma; or, - Otherwise leads to greater health equity for individuals, groups and/or communities.