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Press Releases 2018

May 2018

Mental health projects across Scotland are being offered vital financial support this year, with the launch of a new Mental Health Fund from Bank of Scotland Foundation. Launched today, Monday 14 May, during Mental Health Awareness Week, £320,000 of funding will be made available to mental health charities and other charities that deliver projects focussing on mental health.

April 2018

We are seeking a Trustee to join our Board and drive forward our work to support positive change across Scotland.  Potential candidates could come from a variety of different backgrounds and should have a good knowledge of the issues facing local communities and the voluntary sector. They should be comfortable working at board level and be confident that they can make a valuable contribution to the work of the Foundation. See advert for full details.

January 2018

£100,000 from charities registered in Scotland. The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 16 February 2018.

Now in its fourth year, 16 charities across Scotland have benefited from over £1.3m of funding through the Foundation’s Large Grants Programme so far. The focus of the awards is to develop and improve communities, as well as support financial inclusion and financial literacy in areas of demonstrable need.

Press Releases 2017

August 2017

Scotland’s Third Sector received a significant boost in the first half of 2017, with 46 charities sharing £833,257 after successfully applying for funding through Bank of Scotland Foundation’s Small, Medium and Large Grants Programmes.

April 2017

Local charities are being invited to pop along to a roadshow that the Bank of Scotland Foundation is holding in Coatbridge on Friday 5 May, where representatives will be on hand to answer questions and support charities with any Bank of Scotland Foundation grant applications they are currently preparing.

January 2017

The Bank of Scotland Foundation has launched this year’s Large Grants Programme, accepting applications of between £50,000 and £100,000 from charities registered in Scotland. While the Foundation’s Small and Medium Grants require charities to use all of the funds within 12 months, Large Grants provide charities with steady, reliable, funding over a number of years.

Press Releases 2016

June 2016
Over 80 charities attended a unique free half-day digital workshop in Edinburgh yesterday (1 June 2016), to help them improve their digital skills. The workshop was hosted by the Bank of Scotland Foundation, in collaboration with Bank of Scotland and Google, to improve the digital presence of charities and the digital awareness of their employees.
May 2016
The Bank of Scotland Foundation has launched this year’s Large Grants Programme, accepting applications of between £50,000 and £100,000 from charities registered in Scotland. While the Foundation’s Small and Medium Grants require charities to use all of the funds within 12 months, Large Grants provide charities with steady, reliable, funding over a number of years.
May 2016
Motherwell Football Club Community Trust (“the Trust”) will be delivering the Memory Well, an innovative reminiscence therapy project for dementia sufferers, thanks to £14,400 funding from the Bank of Scotland Foundation. 
January 2016
During 2015, a total of 88 Scottish charities benefitted from Bank of Scotland Foundation grants totalling over £1.2m. All those charities successfully applied for funding through the Foundation’s 2015 Small, Medium and Large Grants programmes. 

Press Releases 2015

July 2015

Bank of Scotland Foundation is set to grant in excess of £600,000 to charities across Scotland through its three Grants Programmes. Bringing the total distributed since November 2010 to over £6.8m, the Foundation has provided support to over 800 charities since its launch.    

April 2015
The first tranche of 2015 grants awarded by the Bank of Scotland Foundation, amounts to £199,708, and takes the total distributed by the Foundation to over £6m since 2010, providing much needed support to over 800 charities across Scotland.