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Press Releases 2023

June 2023
Today, the independent charity, Bank of Scotland Foundation announced that ten Scottish charities have been awarded a share of £1,036,551 over the next 3-5 years through their Invest grant programme. This funding will help these charities to continue their vital work in tackling disadvantage or social exclusion and supporting those most in need.
April 2023
Bank of Scotland Foundation has announced it awarded more than £5 million to over 500 Scottish charities in 2022, helping more than 200,000 people access essential local services and personal support.

Press Releases 2022

August 2022
Bank of Scotland Foundation, has announced it is providing almost £1,000,000 of additional financial support to Scotland’s Third Sector to help charities through the cost of living crisis.

Press Releases 2021

August 2021
Eleven Scottish charities have received grant awards from Bank of Scotland Foundation’s multi-year Invest programme. In total, they will share £1,446,155 over a period of 3-5 years.
July 2021

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and driven individuals to join Bank of Scotland Foundation as Trustees. Trustees play a vital role, overseeing the management of the Foundation and acting as ambassadors for the Foundation across every sector of society.

March 2021
Bank of Scotland Foundation, an independent charity supporting people and their local communities across Scotland, is launching its Invest grant programme today - a multi-year programme for charities helping vulnerable people manage various financial issues.

Press Releases 2020

November 2020
Since the Foundation launched on 10th November 2010, its funding has helped to improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across Scotland, addressing areas such as unemployment, poverty, digital inclusion, mental health and homelessness in some of Scotland’s most deprived areas. 
July 2020
Eight charities across Scotland have received the first grant awards from Bank of Scotland Foundation’s new Invest programme, which will help to ensure financial certainty during these exceptionally difficult times.
March 2020
Bank of Scotland Foundation recognises that Coronavirus will have an impact on charities throughout Scotland. In many instances, charities will be even more crucial than ever in providing practical and emotional support and tackling isolation.
January 2020
While Scottish charities are facing an increasingly challenging funding environment, 62 charities have got the New Year off to a good start thanks to a share of almost £1.9m of funding.

Press Releases 2019

May 2019

We are seeking two Trustees to join our Board and contribute to our ambitious new strategy.

Potential candidates could come from a variety of different backgrounds and should have a good knowledge of the issues facing local communities and the voluntary sector. They should have experience of working at board level and be confident that they can make a valuable contribution to the Foundation's work.

See advert for full details.

March 2019
Bank of Scotland Foundation, an independent charity supporting people and their local communities across Scotland, is making preparations to expand its funding programmes later this year.    ‘Supporting Positive Change Across Scotland’ is the Foundation’s five-year strategic plan which will see a range of new funding programmes open in 2019 and 2020 as the Foundation rethinks its approach to how it invests and becomes a more flexible grant maker.