Funding Scotland is run by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector.
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Supports the advancement of education and public participation in sport by assisting individuals to participate in physical outdoor activities in Scotland and other countries, assisting individuals to learn about the history and culture of Scotland and other countries, assisting individuals with training in outdoor skills.
Funds charities that work in the following fields: - the maintenance and expansion of Christian churches and organisations - the maintenance, relief, medical treatment or care of the sick, the blind, the deaf, the dumb, the aged or the poor - education or training - care and upbringing of the young - the preservation of places and buildings of historic or artistic interest.
Funding is available to help support the presentation at the Fringe of new or existing artistically ambitious work with strong onward potential as part of the Made in Scotland Showcase. All applicants should be considering their international ambitions for the show being presented. They are looking to support high-quality, artistically ambitious productions or performances which promote the work of artists based in Scotland and are export-ready for the international market; and/or productions or performances which involve Scotland-based artists, and companies in international co-productions or in collaboration with international festival directors and promoters.
Accelerate is a programme of free business and organisational support targeted at third sector organisations and community groups who are not trading. They will work alongside you to look at a variety of strategies to help ensure the work you deliver in your communities is secure and sustainable.
The Foundation supports a wide range of charities both in the UK and abroad. The Trustees' primary areas of giving are: - the promotion of the evangelical Christian faith - education and youth development, focused particularly on STEM education and vocational training in traditional crafts - medical welfare and research, with a particular emphasis on dementia, stroke and neuro-degenerative diseases - culture and the environment, focussed on improving access for young people and the disabled, particularly to projects with a national focus / impact, and on encouraging young talent in opera and the performing arts - overseas development projects, with a special interest in projects benefiting women and girls in low income countries in Asia In recent years the Trustees have made a decision to spend down the Foundation’s capital endowment over a five year period commencing in 2018. The Foundation continues to be open to unsolicited applications as part of a smaller grants programme which will continue to run alongside a spend down programme.
The ELC Inclusion Fund provides funding to ELC settings to support children with additional support needs (ASN) in Scotland access their funded ELC entitlement. It funds staff working in ELC settings to receive appropriate training and fund resources, equipment and adaptations. The intention is that the fund will: - make ELC settings more accessible for children with additional support needs - result in an increase in the number of ELC staff who are trained and confident to support children with additional support needs - promote more inclusive learning experiences for children - result in better outcomes for children with additional support needs.