The Scottish Power Foundation is now accepting applications from Registered Charities and not-for-profit organisations and expects to fund around 20 projects over the next year.
All applications must address at least one of the following aims of the Foundation:
- The advancement of education
- The advancement of environmental protection or improvement
- The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science
- The prevention or relief of poverty and the relief of those in need by reason of disability or other disadvantage
- The advancement of citizenship and community development.
In addition, the Foundation particularly welcomes that strongly address the following strategic priorities:
- Environmental programmes
- Tackling disadvantage and promoting equal opportunities
- Addressing fuel poverty and/or energy efficiency
Grants of £25,000 up to £250,000 are available for up to one year’s work.
Applications should be submitted by no later than 1pm on Wednesday 25th July.
Details of previous projects funded can be found here and include:
- The Great Steward of Scotland’s Dumfries House Trust – a grant for the Engineering Education Programme to subsidise school visits from pupils in the South West of Scotland and support family/public engagement events.
- Sussex Wildlife Trust – a grant towards marking the 50th Anniversary of the beginning of nature education and engagement at Woods Mill, the Trust’s flagship education centre and nature reserve
- Bendrigg Trust – a residential outdoor education centre working specifically with disabled and disadvantaged people received a grant to support ‘Adventure for All’ which offers an additional bursary to ensure that no one is excluded due to financial or social difficulties.
Please click on the following link below to access the pre-application form. Once you complete this you will be sent a link to the 2019 application form.