The Scottish Government‚Äôs Healthy Islands Fund is now accepting applications. The deadline to apply has been extended to midday Monday 20th of September 2021.Read more and apply
More than 121 projects across Scotland will share ¬£38 million to support survivors of gender-based violence and focus on prevention.Find out more
Willow Den secures funding to offer Early Learning and Childcare in exclusively outdoor settings for children in Scotland aged 3 to 5 years old.Find out more
The second year of the Scottish Government‚Äôs Creative Communities programme has now launched, seeing a total of ¬£2 million invested in creative projects across Scotland. Since the programme began in 2020, it has supported 46 community-based charities working with communities where social or geographical circumstances make engaging with culture more challenging.Read more
The Rural Communities "Ideas into Action" fund will support community groups in rural areas to trial new and innovative ways to address local challenges and benefit from local opportunities.Find out more
We transform vital charities. We empower visionary leaders. We shape public policies. We believe in opportunity for everyone. Since 2008, Inspiring Scotland has worked towards a Scotland where everyone, no matter who they are, no matter where they live, or the circumstances they are born into, has the chance to enjoy a happy, healthy life free from poverty or disadvantage. We do not accept the status quo and we are committed for as long as it takes, whatever it takes, to build a better Scotland.Learn More
Philanthropic funding is added to Scottish Government and Trust and Foundation moneyFind out more
We commit to long-term, flexible funding for a portfolio of charitiesFind out more
We provide tailored business development support and rigorously evaluate, to drive charities' ambition and long-term development goalsFind out more
Portfolio charities become stronger, more efficient, more accountacble and better governedFind out more
The portfolio approach creates a collaborative network for sharing knowledge and experienceFind out more
Charities raise more funding, increase their scale, and reach more and more young people for longerFind out more
Introducing¬†Working Together,¬†the 2019 Annual Review of our work. Read about the impact of our work across Scotland throughout the past year and our plans for 2019-2020, including our way of working, our model and our 10 social impact funds.Learn More
We identify and solve problems on a national scale, working together to get results.
We build networks of people, charities and organisations, and fund, design and implement pioneering solutions address Scotland‚Äôs deep-rooted social problems.Read More
Our network of professional volunteers lends vital expert assistance to Scotland‚Äôs charities, helping them to build capacity and overcome problems.Read More
We solve problems. With our experience, we can help identify social issues, improve practice and maximise impact for charities and organisations.Read More
Life is about choices, and this course is about helping participants develop the skills and tools to make choices that can lead them towards healthy, happy and fulfilling lives. Everybody has the ability to be a leader, this is why developing leadership skills and tools that can help individuals with learning disabilities is soRead More
Not-for-profit community groups in rural areas can now apply for funding of up to ¬£50,000, to trial new and innovative ways to address local challenges and benefit from local opportunities. The Rural Communities ‚ÄúIdeas into Action‚ÄĚ Fund¬†is supported by ¬£1.5 million of Scottish Government funding and is delivered in partnership with Inspiring Scotland. It isRead More
Inspiring Scotland‚Äôs Specialist Volunteer network consists of over 500 professionals who provide their expertise free of charge to charities across Scotland. All types of support can be arranged, from HR, finance, and strategic planning to marketing, governance and mentoring. This support ‚Äď available to charities outside our portfolios as well as portfolio members ‚Äď allowsRead More
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