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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The Great British High Street Awards

Last reviewed 15 hours ago
The Great British High Street (GBHS) Awards are an opportunity for councils, businesses, community groups and volunteers to learn from the leading examples of the ways in which high streets are succeeding in overcoming the challenges of a rapidly changing environment. High streets are eligible to win up to £15,000 for their local community. Winners will be named in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Champion High Street category will recognise the nation’s best high streets whilst the Rising Star High Street category will recognise the nation’s most ambitious high streets, which are taking the lead and working together to revive, adapt and diversify. An overall High Street of the Year in Great Britain and Northern Ireland will also be named. There is also a High Street Hero Award. You can nominate those Independent Business owners and employees who are the unsung heroes of your high street on the nomination page. This Award celebrates the exceptional individuals within our communities who run initiatives and projects to improve the high street experience for all. The High Street Hero nominee must be a High Street Independent Business owner or employee to be eligible (an ‘Independent Business’ is defined as any business that has 4 or fewer businesses nationwide or internationally).
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Scottish Forestry - Community Fund

Last reviewed 5 days ago
The fund aims to support community groups and organisations that are encouraging and facilitating greater use of woods by people to derive health, well-being and community benefits.
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OneFamily Foundation - Community Grants

Last reviewed 4 days ago
OneFamily Community Grants help OneFamily customers and their communities by supporting local groups, charities, projects and schemes. The nominated organisation/cause will be a non-profit organisation that is inclusive and accessible, based in the UK and that benefits the local community. Only OneFamily customers with a live policy are eligible to apply for a Community Grant.
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The Wolfson Foundation - Funding for Places

Last reviewed 5 days ago
The Foundation's main grants programme provides support for places. These grants are for capital initiatives, i.e. buildings (new build or refurbishment) and equipment. They fund a broad range of organisations working across the fields of education, science and medicine, health and disability and arts and humanities. They fund the following categories of places which each have specific funding criteria: disability; mental health; older people; historic buildings & landscapes; hospices & palliative care organisations; places of worship; libraries & archives; museums & galleries; performing arts; public engagement with science organisations; secondary schools & sixth form colleges; special needs schools & colleges; Universities & research institutions.
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Gordon & Ena Baxter's Foundation

Last reviewed 4 days ago
The Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation supports a huge variety of projects. Generally, applicants should demonstrate a sound management plan, and a clear benefit to communities in Moray and the Highlands and Islands. They will fund projects that cover one or more of the following: Education and Training, Health, Care, Sport, Arts and Heritage, and Conservation and Environment.
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Skipton Building Society Charitable Foundation

Last reviewed 5 days ago
The Foundation funds charities that benefit children, through education and/or welfare, youth schemes and projects, or the elderly and their care. It will fund the purchase of specific tangible items or activities rather than donating to general funds. Examples include: sensory toys and equipment for children with special needs; items to care for isolated and/or vulnerable elderly people; support of specially adapted equipment to be used by people with physical / mental / communication disabilities; apparatus for children with special needs; items or tangible social activities for Community Centres providing a benefit to many in the local community; provision of tangible and social interaction activities for the vulnerable and/or isolated.

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