supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Bank of Scotland Foundation – [Disadvantage and Social Exclusion]
The Bank of Scotland Foundation's Reach programme is suitable for charities who can demonstrate they address disadvantage or social exclusion. This is to ensure the programmes funding will reach the most vulnerable people across Scotland, to provide them with opportunity and equality and making positive, sustainable change.
Disadvantage - examples include charities addressing primary disadvantage such as homelessness, abuse, mental health or poverty, or secondary disadvantage such as debt issues, learning disabilities, illiteracy, lack of employability skills or health issues.
Social Exclusion - examples include charities addressing exclusionary challenges for minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT people, drug users, institutional care leavers, the elderly or the young.
Who can apply?
Applicants must be a registered charity in Scotland and be operational for more than one year. They must also have an income of £1.5m or less. For further details on the fund and to apply, click here.