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Perfecting your funding application: 6 dos and doníts

Writing funding applications can be a tricky business, and sometimes even a source of worries or stress. To help with your blood pressure, the Big Lottery have put together some tips to perfect your application.


12 September 2014


Update on the Robertson Trust

In the financial year to March 2013 the Robertson Trust committed £15.3 million to 880 grant awards. This is a 25% increase on the previous year and the total is set to increase still further over the coming years.


01 September 2014


Awards for All Scotland now open to applications

Awards for all have re-opened applications to their fund which was put on hold from May to August. Awards For All gives groups a chance to apply for a grant between £500 and £10,000 for projects that aim to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. They will fund a range of projects which involve bringing local people together, helping people learn, improving local spaces and getting people more active.


04 August 2014


CAF Donate Ė new way for small charities to raise money

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has announced the launch of a new donation processing platform to make it easier for charities to raise money.


01 July 2014


Government launches Can-Do Guide to running events.

The Government has published a guide aimed at those looking to organise a voluntary or community event.


30 January 2014


New fund for parks launched

A one-off fund is now open for new ideas on how to use public parks.


28 November 2013


The Commonwealth Games Legacy

There a number of funding programmes available to projects which relate to the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The website 'A Games legacy for Scotland' identifies these as well as providing information on of the ways community groups can get involved in the 2014 Games.


28 May 2012