UnknownThis section of the website aims to provide information about possible sources of finance to support Scout Groups across Paisley & District.

O2 – It’s Your Community Awards

If you could change one thing about where you live, what would it be?

Awards of up to £1,000 are available to local groups and individuals for anything that can be shown to benefit your community.

The awards are independently judged and administered by The Conservation Foundation on behalf of O2. The Conservation Foundation is a charity that has been judging community projects for 26 years. For more information please do take a look at their website www.conservationfoundation.co.uk.

For further information about the Awards, visit www.itsyourcommunity.co.uk

Children in Need

This grant programme is open to organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people who are 18 years and under. Visit www.bbc.co.uk/pudsey for more info.

Hilton in the Community Foundation

Focusing on children and young people, the Foundation supports activities in education and health to relieve suffering and equip individuals. Visit http://www.hilton-foundation.org.uk/home.htm for more info.

Scottish HQ Development Fund

Click here for information about funds available from SHQ.

The Allander Youth Activities Charitable Trust
Scottish Charity SC038882

Visit the Trust’s website at www.allandertrust.org.uk for information..

Nationwide Foundation

The Nationwide Foundation which works towards a just and caring society by enabling people to take part in building better futures in their communities is currently accepting applications for funding under its Small Grants Programme. Under the programme grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities with a yearly income of less than £500,000. The Small Grants Programme is part of Nationwide Foundation’s Supporting Families programme and has the following aims; to promote the well-being of young men, women and children whose lives have been affected by domestic violence and to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence through increased service provision, education and awareness raising; to improve the quality of life of families with a member or members in prison, through the provision of services responsive to their needs; and to provide young people who are or have been involved with the criminal justice system with a rehabilitation programme designed to obtain the skills, confidence and personal support networks to enable them to lead fulfilled and successful lives. There is no application closing date for the Small Grants Programme.

Further information at: http://www.nationwidefoundation.org.uk/default.asp

UKHQ Grants

A number of grant funds are available from UKHQ and these are all now available through the Development Grants Board. Click here for more info.

Young Scot Action Fund

The Young Scot Action Fund is all about helping young people to help themselves, help others or help the wider community by turning their bright ideas into action.

Have a look at www.youngscot.org/actionfund for more information.