Since April 2011 the Heart of the Community has supported local groups and charities deliver lasting change within their local areas – areas that we operate in:
Since its inception, Heart of the Community Trust has provided financial assistance to the value of £500k to over 40,000 people across rural communities in Scotland.
The broad aim of the Heart of the Community Grant Trust is to provide financial grants for community projects that deliver lasting change within the regions in which the Company operates. Those regions are: Shetland, Orkney, Highland and Argyll.
We believe in helping local communities to thrive with the average award is currently between £4000-£5000.
The principal aim for grant allocation will be to provide lasting change using the following criteria:
Applications are reviewed 3 times a year. Closing dates for submissions are:
Submission Dates Notification by
December 31st February 28th
April 30th June 30th
August 31st October 31st
Each application then goes through a screening process with regional ambassadors. Successful applications will then be submitted to the Heart of the Community Trustees for final verification.
To apply please download and submit the application form from the following links: