supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
The Women’s Fund for Scotland
The Women’s Fund for Scotland (WFS) makes unrestricted grants to projects across Scotland that support women’s development, self-sufficiency and social and economic equality. It makes grants across six key themes:
Building skills and confidence
Improving health and well-being
Growing social connections
Moving on from abuse
Developing leadership and innovation
Combating poverty and building financial resilience
The Fund supports women’s organisations, especially those run by and for women, community-based organisations running projects with women and girls, and projects supporting disadvantaged women and girls.
Who can apply
Properly constituted organisations may apply, including charities, social enterpises and unincorporated organisations.
Organisations with an annual turnover of more than £500,000 are not eligible for funding. If oversubscribed, they will give priority consideration to organisations with an annual turnover not greater than £300,000.
How to apply
Apply using the online form on the Foundation Scotland website.