Funding is available to constituted groups working to benefit communities in Scotland The Wesleyan Foundation has announced that it will award up to £1 million in grants each year to small charities with the aim of transforming hundreds of lives and communities across the UK. Foundation Scotland is managing the Small Grants fund in Scotland.
Constituted community groups, registered charities, not-for-profit companies limited by guarantee and social enterprises can apply for grants of up to £2,000. Groups must have an income of less than £250,000 per annum and be based and working in Scotland.
The funding is for projects that address at least one of the following categories:
Improve people’s life skills, education, employability and enterprise. Maximise ability to strengthen community cohesion and build social capacity. Advance people’s physical, mental health and wellbeing. Applications can be made at any time and are considered several times a year.