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Funding Opportunities – Corra Foundation

Published: June 17, 2021

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Funding opportunities

Please find a round up of grants currently open to applications below. Further information can be found on the Corra website.


Drugs Services Support – The Local Support Fund
Focused on small community-based groups which deliver frontline services to support people who use or used drugs, people in recovery and families affected by someone else’s drug use. Funding of between £1, 000 to £10,000 per year for up to five years.

Rolling application programme.

Read more on The Local Support Fund


Armed Forces Third Sector Resilience FundSupport for third sector Armed Forces community organisations whose operations and income have been negatively affected by COVID-19. The fund will offer grants towards core operating and running costs until the end of March 2022. No minimum amount, up to £75k available.

Closing date 12 noon 16th July

Read more on the Armed Forces Third Sector Resilience Fund


#ShiftThePower Scotland Comic Relief Fund

Open to grassroots organisations and charities with an income of £400,000 or less whose work fits one of two strategic themes:
• Gender Justice – contributing to gender equality, reducing violence and discrimination and increased opportunity, empowerment, and understanding for women, girls, and LGBTQI+ community.
• A Safe Place to Be – support for those affected by homelessness, including refugees and asylum seekers.

Up to a maximum of £30,000 spread across up to two years. Funding must be fully spent by end of October 2023. Closing date 12 noon 20 August 2021.

Read more on #ShiftThePower Scotland Comic Relief Fund


Henry Duncan Grants
This year’s Henry Duncan Grants will fund community-based support for mental health and wellbeing.

Around one in three people in Scotland are estimated to experience mental ill health in any year. The impacts aren’t spread equally across the population, with adults living in areas of poverty approximately twice as likely to have common mental health problems. It seems likely that the health, economic and social impacts of the coronavirus pandemic will increase people’s need for support with mental health and wellbeing. Many of the stories emerging from the past year have shown how important community support has been.

The fund has three strands:
• Organisation Grants
• Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Project Grants
• Micro Grants

Read more about Henry Duncan Grants

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