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Funding for community groups, charities and businesses

Community groups, charities and businesses may be eligible for grants from various sources including programmes overseen by South Lanarkshire Council.

Funding Scotland

We have teamed up with SCVO's Funding Scotland to provide an advanced online widget funding search for your charity, community group or social enterprise. From small grants to funding for big capital projects, we can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your community.

It includes information on over 800 funds and can help you find everything from small grants to funding for big capital projects.

South Lanarkshire Funding Search lists local South Lanarkshire funds as well as Scottish, UK and overseas opportunities. You can also sign up to receive a weekly funding bulletin for South Lanarkshire organisations.

The search does not include funding opportunities for individuals or private businesses.

For general funding advice and support contact our External Funding Team.

Council funds

Clyde Wind Farm Fund provides funding for capital projects to communities in the local wind farm area.

Renewable energy fund is supported by wind farm and renewable energy developments to help local communities improve the quality of life and economic prosperity in their local area. Developments will be considered within a 10km radius.

Community grants
Employment support SLW4U

Local support organisations

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan)
Rural development trust
Business Gateway

Other national funds and help

Big Lottery Funds
Heritage Lottery Funds
Sport Scotland  Funds
Climate Challenge Fund
Creative Scotland Funds
European Development Fund 

Related content

  1. Funding for community groups, charities and businesses
  2. Guidance for external bodies receiving council funding

Funding and development

Email: Funding and development