Funding to Improve Local Communities and Promote Financial Inclusion

The Bank of Scotland Foundation has announced that the next closing dates for its small and medium grant making programmes is the 12th October 2015. The aim of the Foundations grant making is to support projects that improve

and develop local communities and promote financial literacy and financial inclusion. The types of projects supported include initiatives designed to encourage the involvement in the community of those too often excluded; working with people on low incomes, at risk from poverty or with problems finding accommodation; improving the standards of local facilities; promoting financial awareness and money advice; enhancing debt counselling services within the community; and Supporting life-skills in all age groups and sections of the community. Through the small grants making programme, grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available and through the medium grants making programme grants of between £10,001 and £25,000 are available.

Deadline: 12th October 2015