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.
Grants are aimed at community projects requiring assistance including joint ventures between the Council and a community body. Projects should help to deliver the priorities in the Marr Local Community Plan: - Empowered and Confident Communities - Economically Vibrant Communities; Healthy, Safe and Thriving Communities - Connected Communities - Natural Heritage and Environment - Town and Village Enhancements - Christmas Lights. Projects which offset the impact of a reduction in services or enhance provision will be welcomed.
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
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.
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
This is a Community version of the Sustainable Travel Grant which is designed to support and encourage travel planning and increasing sustainable travel throughout the North East of Scotland. The CSTG can be used to support measures and provide support for organisations developing or implementing sustainable travel projects. Schemes funded by a CSTG could include, but not limited to: - Secure Cycle Parking - Shower/Changing facilities - Improving pedestrian/cycling access to community facilities - A survey or public consultation to develop sustainable travel in their community - Applicable volunteer training - Any other appropriate scheme that encourages sustainable travel