supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Chance to Flourish (for vulnerable children, young people, and families)
Chance to Flourish is funded through the Scottish Children’s Lottery. Its mission is to work to ensure that every child in Scotland is given the opportunity to grow and develop to their full potential. Its team supports work with the most vulnerable children, young people and families at a demonstrably high risk of being negatively impacted by poverty.
Examples of projects or activities that have been funded in the past include:
practical family support including food, clothing and shelter
support for single parents including parenting skills, health and nutrition
accessible and affordable daycare or play facilities
support for vulnerable parents with preschool children or families with pre-school children suffering from any type of disability
provision of after school care/holiday cover ensuring time and resource for additional educational support
provision of specific IT/educational equipment for socially deprived children or children suffering from any form of physical or mental disability
one to one mentoring of children struggling within school because of family circumstances
support for community libraries and learning spaces
community based leisure and sporting programmes
local youth clubs and recreational activities
employability and skills training within a local community
mentoring or one to one support, building the self confidence and skills required to enter the employment market
Who can apply?
Charities registered in Scotland with a charity bank account.