Sources of Funding

Below you will find our sources of funding.

Organisation Amounts available Description Target countries Sectors Eligibility
Scottish Government International Development Small Grants Programme 60000 GBP To build capacity and upscale small international development organisations Malawi; Rwanda; and Zambia Multiple Must have a presence in Scotland, must be established as not for profit organisation.
Scottish Government International Development Small Grants Programme 10000 GBP Capacity Building and Feasibility Study grants Global Opportunities for small organisations Must have a presence in Scotland, must be established as not for profit organisation.
Lord Provost of Glasgow Small grants Focuses on health and education, health facilities and IT equipment for schools Malawi health, education, water and sanitation Projects which focus on health, education, water and sanitation.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 1000 – 10,000 GBP To improve healthcare for those in challenging circumstances, globally. UK and global Health Nominated/sponsored by a Fellow or Member.
UK Aid 50000 GBP Open to small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations. All DFID priority countries Multiple Non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
Commwealth Scolarships Commission varies The main UK government scholarship scheme sponsored by DFID All Commonwealth countries Sustainable Development
British Medical Association varies Grants to cover travel and accommodation for individuals and multidisciplinary teams. Low income countries Health BMA members and non-members are welcome.
Burdett Trust for Nursing varies Supports nurse-led projects to inmprove the patient care environment. UK and global Midwifery Supports nurse led projects.
Comic Relief varies Adopting new tools to achieve the greatest impact around our funding. Multiple – UK, SE Asia and Africa Children, Mental Health, Gender Justice Medium sized organisations (£250,000 – £10m annual turnover) . 
UNICEF Innovation Fund varies Funds for early stage, open-source technology that benefits children. UNICEF countries Technology which will improve childrens lives Companies that improve childrens live.
The Laerdal Foundation 30,000 USD Research and development in acute medicine and newborn in low-resource settings. Low income countries Newborn resuscitation, prehospital care. Costs directly related to the project.
Sheffmed ENT services Malawi Health Equipment and training for ENT in Malawi.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 100,000-300,000 USD Grants that help us learn from global ideas that can help health in the U.S. USA and global Health Generally focuses non profits and public agencies.
The Gloag Foundation varies To relieve poverty and encourage the advancement of education. Africa Health Applications are by invitation only.
The Tolkien Trust varies Charities who have been approached by The Tolkien Trust. The Trust does not publish any guidelines Disaster relief, overseas aid and development.
The Wood Foundation varies Making Markets Work for the Poor in Africa; Developing Young People in Scotland Scotland, Tanzania, Rwanda Economic development Smallholder tea farming in Tanzania and Rwanda.
Funding databases.
Scottish International Development Alliance varies Members of SIDA are able to access the funding database of
Trust Funding varies Offers in-depth information on 4,500 grant-making charities Global Varies, subscription required to access the database. Varies
BOND funding guide Varies A list of the largest open grant-funding options. Global Varies UK-based NGOs
BOND funding opportunities Varies Gives deadlines for upcoming calls, includes research funding opportunities Global Varies Project and research
UKaid funding Varies A searchable database of funding opportunities Global Varies Project funding