Funding: Bank of Scotland – Reach

Summary

The Reach programme is suitable for charities can demonstrate 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.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding: Grant Type of cost: Revenue

Fund award sizes

Minimum: £1,000 Maximum: £25,000

Notes on award amounts: Grants are available over one year.

Who can apply

Charities with an income of £1m 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 OSCRMaximum annual income: £1,000,000

When to apply

The current round opened on 7 March 2022 and closes at 12 noon on 17 March 2022. Grants will be awarded at the end of May 2022.

The following rounds opens at 12 noon on 6 June 2022 and closes at 12 noon on 16 June 2022. Grants will be awarded at the end of August 2022.

Next deadline: 17 Mar 2022

How to apply

Apply via the funder website.

Contact information

Exclusions

  • You cannot apply if you are a newly registered charity operational for less than one year with no accounts lodged at OSCR
  • You cannot apply if you do not have all your regulatory returns up to date at OSCR and Companies House.
  • You cannot apply to both Reach and Invest.