Funded by the Scottish Government, the PIMH Small Grants Fund is open to smaller third sector organisations and constituted community groups that support the mental health of parents and families. Applications close on Friday 9th July.Find out more
Phase Two funding for the Increasing Understanding of Autism Programme opened on the 15th of June. We are looking to fund projects that will provide innovative ways of engaging non-autistic people to increase their understanding about autism, or that will support autistic people to access and participate in their communities.Find out more
Our new joint report highlights what works in place-based learningRead the report
Businesses and community groups located across Scotlandâ€™s inhabited islands are now able to apply for grants of up to ÂŁ150,000 through the new Island Communities Fund (ICF) for projects focussed on supporting sustainable island economies and the journey towards net zero.Read more about the fund
Link Up's 2020 annual report shows how lives are being improved through positive relationships, shared purpose, and kindness.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
IntroducingÂ Working Together,Â 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 Scotlandâ€™s deep-rooted social problems.Read More
Our network of professional volunteers lends vital expert assistance to Scotlandâ€™s 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
Businesses and community groups located across Scotlandâ€™s inhabited islands are now able to apply for grants of up to ÂŁ150,000 through the new Island Communities Fund (ICF) for projects focussed on supporting sustainable island economies and the journey towards net zero. The fund is backed by ÂŁ2 million of Scottish Government funding, which comesRead More
To mark small charities week 2021, we’re speaking with Philip Mendelsohn, Chair at Interfaith Glasgow about how Inspiring Scotland’s Specialist Volunteer Network has provided support. “Having engaged with Inspiring Scotland through their management of a grant programme, we noted in the very detailed introduction pack that they offered support through the network that seemed toRead More
As part of the Volunteersâ€™ Week 2021 celebrations, we interviewed intandem mentor Angela Jamieson to find out about her mentoring journey and the impact being a mentor has had on her life so far. Could you tell us a bit about yourself? Iâ€™m currently a performance advisor supporting 29 charities who provide services to SurvivorsRead More
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