NHS Lothian Charity – Small Grants



Fund status: Open
Closing date: August 1, 2023
Funding category: Health, Mental health care


Small Grants are only available to projects that will directly benefit patients of NHS Lothian, whether in hospital wards and departments, or in community health services. Applicants must be employees of NHS Lothian and if required, will have informed the applicable manager of their application prior to submission.

Fund award sizes

Maximum: £5,000
Notes on award amounts: In exceptional circumstances, grants of more than £5,000 may be available.

Who can apply

Applicants must be employees of NHS Lothian or those employed by GP practices contracted to NHS Lothian

When to apply

Small Grants are awarded four times a year. Upcoming deadlines are:

    • 1 November 2023 – decisions made late November 2023
    • 1 March 2024 – decisions made late March 2024
    • 1 May 2024 – decisions made late May 2024

How to apply

Online via the Charity website.


The Small Grants programme cannot fund certain costs, such as research costs, salary costs, capital costs or services delivered which are considered to be core provision by either acute services or GP practices.

How to apply

Contact NHS Lothian Charity – Small Grants using the details below

Phone number:

Email address:

Web address:

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