Looking for funding to support your youth work project? We can help.

This funding directory has hundreds of opportunities for youth groups, voluntary organisations and community projects.

You’ll find information on everything from small local grants to national funding schemes. You’ll also find information and guidance on our national funding partnerships here, including the National Voluntary Youth Organisation Support Fund.


Funding Source
Type of Cost
Funding Status
The National Lottery Community Fund - Awards for All
Giving groups a chance to apply for grants between £300 and £10,000 for projects that help local communities and people in most need.
  • Status:  Open
Training and Continuing Professional Development (YMI CPD) Fund
Funding is available for organisations and individuals resident in Scotland who are dedicated to strengthening youth music in Scotland.
  • Status:  Open
The National Lottery Community Fund - Bringing People Together
This Fund supports projects that build stronger connections across communities, and improve the infrastructure and conditions that are needed to strengthen these connections. Deadlines ongoing.
  • Status:  Open
The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland: Community Led
Through community-led funding the National Lottery aim to support communities to improve the places in which they live and the wellbeing of those most in need.
  • Status:  Open
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
Supporting projects in the UK which address issues in rural communities and/or areas of urban deprivation. No deadlines for applications.
  • Status:  Open
The National Lottery Community Fund - (Scotland) - Cost-of-Living Support Scotland
Voluntary or community organisations can apply for grants from £10,001 to £75,000 for projects that combat hardship felt in communities due to cost-of-living increases. No deadline for applications.
  • Status:  Open
The National Lottery Community Fund - (Scotland) - Improving Lives
Grants from £10,000 to £200,000 to support young people, children and families currently facing challenging circumstances. Available for extended period after 30 September 2022.
  • Status:  Open
National Lottery Good Causes Portal
Search for funding programmes supporting good causes across the UK.
  • Status:  Open
The National Lottery Heritage Fund
The National Lottery Heritage Fund has resumed accepting small and medium project funding applications and launched an interest free loans pilot.
  • Status:  Open
New Park Educational Trust
The Trust gives grants to individuals and organisations in order to help promote the education and development of young people in north east Fife.
  • Status:  Open
The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland: Young Start Fund
Young Start aims to create opportunities for children and young people aged eight to 24 across Scotland to help them realise their potential.
  • Status:  Open
The Outward Bound Trust Adventure Fund
The Outward Bound Adventure Fund provides funding for an Outward Bound summer of adventure.
  • Status:  Closed