Mental Health Fund Guidelines

Applications are accepted between £1,000 and £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 charities which have an active grant, charities which have received funding in the last twelve months and charities which have been unsuccessful within the last twelve months are all eligible to apply.

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 applications.

All applicants will be informed in writing of the Trustees’ decision approximately 10 weeks from the closing date for applications.