supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
The ScottishPower Foundation particularly welcomes applications that will support the most vulnerable people in society. Your application must address at least one of the ScottishPower Foundation’s strategic aims:
Education, Training and Research: To support education, training and research in general, prioritising innovation in order to contribute to energy sustainability.
Biodiversity and Climate Change: To support the protection of the environment and to increase biodiversity, to actively contribute in the fight against climate change.
Art and Culture : To protect and safeguard artistic and cultural heritage by promoting conservation and restoration of the arts and supporting local development.
Social Initiatives: To contribute to sustainable human development by supporting the most vulnerable people and groups.
Your application must also contribute towards at least one of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Foundation receives a very high number of applications and around 3 in 100 are successful.
Who can apply
To be eligible to apply you must:
have an active board of at least three unrelated trustees;
have been registered with one of the UK Charity Regulators for at least one full year;
have at least one year of published accounts covering a 12-month operating period; and
have income of greater than £75,000.
How to apply
Complete the eligibility form on the Foundation's website. Once you have successfully passed the eligibility stage, you will receive an e-mail with a link to the application form.
When to apply
Applications for the 2023 round of funding close at 16:00 on 22 July 2022.
Shortlisted applicants will be notified in November and successful applicants in January 2023.