supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Bank of Scotland Foundation - Reach
The Bank of Scotland's Reach programme is suitable for charities that can demonstrate that they address disadvantage or social exclusion and will reach the most vulnerable people across Scotland, to provide them with opportunity and equality and making positive, sustainable change.
For disadvantage, examples include charities addressing primary disadvantage such as homelessness, abuse, mental health or poverty, or secondary disadvantage such as debt issues, learning disabilities, illiteracy, lack of employability skills or health issues.
For social exclusion, examples include charities addressing exclusionary challenges for minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT people, drug users, institutional care leavers, the elderly or the young.
Who can apply?
Charities with an income of £1.5m or less can apply. You cannot apply if you are a newly registered charity operational for less than one year with no accounts lodged at OSCR.