Foundation Scotland (FS) is an independent charity established to strengthen local communities by providing a source of funding to community led projects the length and breadth of Scotland.
FS, was established to help people and organisations give to good causes effectively and inexpensively. Since 1996, the Foundation has been delivering innovative funding programmes, distributing over £65 million to charities and community groups. Their knowledge of the sector allows them to find lesser known charities ensuring their awards create lasting change.
FS is part of a national movement of community foundations that undertake strategic grant making, facilitate philanthropy and contribute to achieving lasting impact in communities across Scotland.
For more detailed information about the services we provide download An Introduction to Foundation Scotland.
To create a vibrant Scotland where philanthropists and independent funders invest money, expertise and influence to make a difference to causes and communities that inspire them.
To facilitate charitable funding making it effective and engaging.
To be the professional hub of Scottish philanthropy for lasting impact in Scotland’s communities
References: Foundation Scotland. 2018. Retrieved from https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/