Mental Health Fund Key Information

Mental Health Guidelines

Mental Health Guidelines

Applications are accepted between £1,000-25,000 for the Mental Health Fund and grants will be awarded for one-year only. All grant requests must be made using the standard Mental Health Fund application form.

Applications can only be accepted from charities registered in Scotland.

This programme is a stand-alone fund therefore all charities are eligible to apply unless they received a Mental Health grant in 2018.

There are certain activities and organisations that the Bank of Scotland Foundation does not support. It does not make donations to discriminatory or political organisations and does not provide funding to promote religion. Bank of Scotland Foundation does not support animal charities or medical research. Bank of Scotland Foundation does not support organisations that redistribute funding for subsequent grant-making to other organisations and /or individuals. Bank of Scotland Foundation does not make donations to individuals or for advertising or sponsorship.

Please note your application may be subject to a follow-up telephone interview to enable us to obtain more information about your project.

All applicants will be informed in writing of the Trustees’ decision by week commencing 27th May 2019.

Mental Health Closing Dates

Mental Health Closing Dates

All applicants will be informed in writing of the Trustees’ decision by week commencing 27th May 2019.

Mental Health Application Form

Mental Health Application Form

It is important to read the guidelines before completing your Application Forms. 

You are eligible to apply for a Large grant if you meet the following;

  • A charity registered in Scotland with OSCR.
  • Your Annual Return and Annual Accounts have been CHECKED by OSCR and Companies House (if a Limited company).
  • All regulatory returns are up to date at OSCR and Companies House (if a Limited company).
  • The application falls within the funding criteria of the Bank of Scotland Foundation.
  • A copy of your SIGNED Annual Accounts is included with the application.
  • Your charity or project focuses on Mental Health.

Only fully completed Application Forms with a full set of supporting documents will be able to proceed to assessment.

To apply online please use the link below. If you require any assistance please telephone the Bank of Scotland Foundation team on 0131 300 9006.

Mental Health Evaluation

Mental Health Evaluation

All charities who receive a Mental Health Grant are asked to complete an Evaluation Form. The completion of the Evaluation Form is part of the terms and conditions of receiving a grant and if this is not done it may preclude the charity from being eligible for future funding.

If you have received a grant from the Mental Health Fund please download and complete an Evaluation Form, the password to open the form is in the letter advising you of your reward or can be obtained by contacting the Foundation directly. The evaluation form should be completed, signed and returned to the Foundation within 12 months of receipt of payment. Please ensure the form has been signed and dated on the final page.