If you are submitting an application for change

 You MUST  You cannot apply if

Your charity must have an income of between £500k and £2M

You cannot apply if you are a newly registered charity operational for less than one year with no accounts lodged at OSCR

You must be a charity registered in Scotland, operational for more than one year.

If your charity is in receipt of a Large Grant, you cannot apply until two years after the funding period has ended.

Make sure you put the correct charity number on your application.

You cannot apply if you are currently in receipt of a grant.

Make sure your annual accounts are signed by both an independent examiner and a member of the Board. Computer generated or signatures that are blacked out will not be accepted.

You cannot apply if you are a charity whose purpose is:

  • Political organisation

  • Animal welfare

  • The promotion of religion

  • Medical research

  • To make grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals

In your A4 information, describe how you plan to spend any funding award and explain how your community will benefit from it.


Make sure your additional A4 information is no more than one page long.


Change programmes 2021
Programme Opens to applications Closes to applications Grants Awarded
Change End of November 2021