Area: Scotland
Deadlines: Major Grants: 14 September & 30 November 2018, 15 March, 14 June & 13 September 2019. Smaller grants are assessed as part of a rolling programme with no specific deadlines.

Grassroots charities based in Scotland who seek to reduce disadvantage are invited to apply for the Robertson Trust’s ‘Open Grants’ programme – grants of between £500–£15k are available.

The Robertson Trust is currently the largest independent trust in Scotland and has a vision to improve the quality of life and realise the potential of people and communities in Scotland. Arts and culture can fit into any of the Robertson Trust’s funding strands, which include –

  • Care and Wellbeing
  • Realising Potential
  • Strengthening Communities

Registered Charities and/or Community Interest Companies Limited by Guarantee are eligable to apply.

For more information, guidelines and to access the online application form, visit