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The Edinburgh & Lothian Trust Fund – Grants for Voluntary Organisations



Fund status: Open
Closing date: October 18, 2022
Who they fund: Organisations

Grants are available to smaller recognised charities in the Edinburgh and Lothian area whose aims and objectives are to provide social welfare. Priority will be given to organisations which combat inequalities, promote voluntary action or relieve poverty.

Trustees will consider administrative or developmental needs including: volunteer expenses; recruitment and training of volunteers; essential equipment, including IT, within an acceptable project; printing and publicity; telecommunications and postage.

When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 18 October 2022 (for meeting 8 November)
  • 17 January 2023 (for meeting 7 February)

Next deadline: 18 Oct 2022


  • National organisations
  • Statutory agencies
  • Schools and colleges
  • Salaries, fees or similar
  • Core property costs
  • Educational and adventure type projects
  • Arts, environmental or sports activities, except where a significant social service or therapeutic intent is the main aim
  • Travel and transport

Organisations successful in obtaining a grant for 3 consecutive years may have to wait a further year before they can submit a further application.

How to apply

Contact The Edinburgh & Lothian Trust Fund – Grants for Voluntary Organisations using the details below

Email address:

Web address:

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