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University of Edinburgh Community Grants Scheme

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Eligibility

Fund status: Closed
Amount: Up to £5,000
Funding category: Advocacy/Befriending/Mentoring, Animal Welfare, Arts/Culture, Education/Learning, Mental health care, Social care and welfare, Sport/Recreation

The purpose of the University of Edinburgh Community Grants Scheme is to:

  • Bring value to new or existing partnerships between the University and local communities.
  • Have a positive social impact.

Who can apply

Non-profits and social enterprises with an organisational bank account and governing document.social care

Maximum annual income: £1,000,000

Exclusions

  • Salaries, unless staff have been employed specifically to carry out the project in question, or any other general running costs of a building or organisation.
  • The continuation of existing projects, including work funded under a previous round of this scheme.
  • Statutory bodies, including schools. Will fund organisations that work with statutory bodies and activities happening on the premises of statutory bodies.
  • Organisations whose only charitable objective (according to their OSCR registration) is the promotion of religion.
  • Organisations that promote political beliefs.
  • Renovations or other building works.

When to apply

There are two deadlines each year for applications up to £5,000, with the first one being in the autumn and the second in the spring. The next deadline will be spring 2022.

You can apply for up to £500 at any time through the micro-grants scheme

How to apply

Contact University of Edinburgh Community Grants Scheme using the details below

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