Funding: Inspiring Scotland Outdoor Play for Wellbeing Fund


The Outdoor Play for Wellbeing Fund will support outdoor community play projects that are free to access and that deliver free play opportunities for children and families experiencing disadvantage.

The Fund will support:

  • the development of better and more opportunities to play outside, leading to improved physical health, mental health, and wellbeing
  • families and communities to gain a deeper awareness of the benefits of outdoor play connecting people and place
  • increasing perceived value and support of play opportunities for children and young people

Your proposal may include staffing costs, materials and resources that help facilitate free play, outdoor clothing, management fees, etc.

Fund award sizes

Maximum: £15,000

Who can apply

Registered Scottish charities with experience of providing outdoor community play for children/families and delivering in an area SIMD decile 1 or 2.

When to apply

The deadline is 12 noon on 3 May 2022.

Next deadline: 3 May 2022


Apply online via the Inspiring Scotland website.