Major Grants

Please complete our Eligibility Checklist to check for yourself if you meet our application criteria and whether or not you can apply.

  • Once you have completed the checklist and decided if you are eligible to apply, send an email to info@fiscaf.org telling us briefly what you want to do and to request a copy of our Major Grant application form. Alternatively you can request a copy of the application form by contacting us on our main office number(0141 221 4576).
  • Once we have carried out an initial assessment of your application we will contact you for further discussion. If appropriate, we may conduct further assessment either by telephone or by visiting.
  • We will make a recommendation to our Trustees.
  • We will inform you of the decision. If a grant is awarded, we will liaise with you about payment and further support. If a grant is not awarded, we will aim to give you feedback which might assist you develop your planning or approach to other funders.

Small Grants

FiSCAF, through its Small Grants programme, wishes to support small local community groups across the country often run on a shoestring budget and with limited staffing and resources, examples of these are lunch clubs and youth groups.

To be considered by FiSCAF for a Small Grant you should be able to say ‘yes’ to these conditions:

  • Is your annual income no more than £30,000?
  • Do you have no more than one full-time equivalent employee?

Note Change of Conditions

Applications will be considered four times in the year:

In 2016, these are: 8 February, 29 April, 30 September and 30 November.

Small Grants Deadlines

The deadlines for receipt of Small Grant applications are the same as Major Grant application deadlines in 2016.

Small Grants application information

If you can say ‘yes’ to both conditions, then go to our Eligibility Checklist page to check for yourself if you meet our application criteria and whether of not you can apply.

Once your have completed the checklist and decided that you are eligible to apply, send an email to info@fiscaf.org telling us briefly what you want to do and to request a copy of our Small Grant application form. Alternatively you can request a copy of that form by phone (0141 221 4576).

Once we have carried out an initial assessment of your application we will contact you for further discussion. If appropriate we may conduct further assessment either by telephone or by visiting.

We will make a recommendation to our Trustees. We will inform you of the decision. If a grant is awarded, we will liaise with you about payment and further support. If a grant is not awarded, we will aim to give you feedback which might assist you develop your planning or approach to other funders.