There are many funding opportunities for communities, businesses, and organisations, a number of funding portals exists for each of these areas which I hope you will find useful.
Find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise using the Funding Scotland search engine:
Scottish EU Funding Portal
There is a significant amount of funding available to Scottish businesses, organisations, and communities from the EU, the Scottish EU Funding Portal provides a collation of these funding opportunities across different fields such as sustainability and Enterprise:
Energy Reduction Funding for SMEs
A number of grant and loan opportunities are available to help small to medium businesses in reducing their energy and resource costs by providing assistance with assessments, training, and equipment purchase.
The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund: Grants for energy assessments, training workshops, equipment procurement support and up to £5,000 capital contribution per company towards your energy saving equipment purchase.
SME Green Loans: Scottish Government Interest-free loans from £1k to £100k to help with energy reduction equipment:
Family Fund: Providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people
CashBack for Communities: a unique Scottish Government programme which takes money seized from criminals under the proceeds of crime legislation and invests them in our future – our young people. Since 2008, £92 million has been committed to community initiatives to improve the quality of life of young people right across Scotland