Community Building Grants
Capital funding for a building to support the work of charities with an annual income of between £25,000 and £2 million.
Applications now open!
This is one of our five funding offers for registered charities who work to address poverty and trauma in Scotland.
- For registered charities with an annual income of between £25,000 and £2 million
- Capital funding of £2,000 to £75,000 towards a community hub* where your work is based
- Towards new buildings, or the upgrade and refurbishment of existing buildings
- Apply anytime – no set closing date
- Decision within 8 to 12 weeks.
*We define a community hub as a building (or part of a building) that is multi-purpose, open or accessible to local people and that has a community-led governance stucture. It provides or hosts a range of activities and services for the local community, and is used by lots of different people.
Guidance highlights – you’ll need:
- At least three unconnected Trustees on your charity’s Board
- Recent independently examined or audited annual accounts
- An equality and diversity policy, and a safeguarding policy if you’re working with young or vulnerable people
- Your charity must own the site or building, or hold a long-term lease of at least ten years.
Read the full guidance
View the detailed guidance for Community Building Grants.
Go to the application form
File an online application for a Community Building Grant.
What's important to us
Read about the key criteria we consider when assessing applications.