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
Aldi - Scottish Sport Fund
If you run a sports club in Scotland, this is your chance to apply for up to £2500* of funding from Aldi. Submit your application form by Sunday 11 June for your chance to secure a donation from Aldi to help support the amazing work you do in your local community. Stores in the NE, Highlands and Islands areas include: Boulevard Aberdeen, Cornhill Aberdeen, Aberdeen Hareness Road, Westhill, Aberdeen Countesswell, Portlethen, Inverurie, Ellon, Peterhead, Inverness Friars Bridge, Inverness Inshes, Elgin and Aviemore.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  11 June, 2023
Take a Break
Take a Break is Scotland’s short breaks fund for parents and carers of disabled children and young people with complex additional needs.   This fund aims to improve unpaid carer’s quality of life, health and wellbeing by providing grants to help them access a break from the day-to-day routine of caring. 
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  26 June, 2023
Corra Foundation - The Promise Partnership
The Promise Partnership offers funding and support to organisations and collaborations to #KeepThePromise and help drive forward change that matters to children, young people and families.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  10 July, 2023
Shackleton Foundation
Supporting social leaders, entrepreneurs and early-stage social enterprises who work to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people. Deadline: 17 July 2023.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  17 July, 2023
European Youth Foundation
Encourage youth activities that promote understanding, co-operation and peace among young people in Europe. Deadline: 1 April 2023.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  18 July, 2023
Hedley Foundation
The Hedley Foundation's main objective is young people - their education, recreation, support, training, health and welfare. Deadline: 26 April 2023.
  • Status:  Open, Recurring
  • Closing date:  26 July, 2023
The Lintel Trust Small Grant Programme
Supports projects that help those recognised as being most disadvantaged in social housing. Deadline: 26 April 2023.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  26 July, 2023
John Watson's Trust
The Trust awards educational grants to the benefit of those aged 21 or under who are in a situation of disadvantage and/or have additional support needs. Deadline: 26 May 2023.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  28 July, 2023
The Woodward Charitable Trust
Children and young people who are isolated, at risk of exclusion or involved in antisocial behaviour are among the areas supported by this fund. Round opens in May 2023.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  28 July, 2023
The Radcliffe Trust Music Grants
The Radcliffe Trust supports classical music performance and training, especially chamber music, composition and music education. Deadline: 31 July 2023.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  31 July, 2023
The Gannochy Trust
The Gannochy Trust is an independent grant-making charitable trust which supports registered charities in Scotland (Perth and Kinross in particular). Deadline: 19 May 2023.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  4 August, 2023
The Weir Charitable Trust
The Trust aims to support small community groups of charities with an income of £125,000 or less per annum based in Scotland and providing services across Scotland. Deadline: 31 August 2023.
  • Status:  Open
  • Closing date:  31 August, 2023