Pounds for Purpose

Pounds for Purpose

If you have an idea to create positive change in Scotland, Pounds for Purpose can help cover the costs of up to £500.

The scheme can also provide one-to-one support if you decide to turn your idea into a social enterprise.

Eligibility requirements

Applications must meet the following eligibility criteria: 

  • The applicant is aged 16 to 26
  • The applicant is a permanent resident of Scotland
  • The idea operates primarily for the benefit of people or communities in Scotland
  • The idea and its activities do not involve political campaigning or the advancement of religion
  • The project is not already up and running
  • The applicant is developing the project independently or with the help of a small team of individuals and is not applying on behalf of a pre-existing, established organisation. This means we cannot fund college/university projects
  • The applicant is able to spend the award budget and report on the project within six months. 
Apply here now!
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