Cost of Living Fund
Cost of Living Funding for the Third Sector
This page contains links to sources of funding specific to the Cost of Living Crisis.
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National Lottery Cost of Living Support Scotland
Grants from £10,001 to £75,000 for projects to help support individuals, families and communities currently experiencing hardship as a result of the cost-of-living increases. More info here.
Asda Foundation Cost of Living Grant
This grant is designed to support the increased running costs groups will face between September 2022 and February 2023, including rent increases and electricity cost rises. More info here.
Aviva Community Fund
The Aviva Community Fund supports projects that are fighting climate change and building stronger, more resilient communities across the UK and are investing in two key areas:
- Climate Action: Promoting healthy, thriving communities by preventing, preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change
- Financial Wellbeing: Helping people take control of their wellbeing by giving them the tools to be more financially independent and ready for anything
Projects aligned with the Financial Wellbeing funding area will receive a Cost of Living Boost from Aviva. More info here.
Perth & Kinross Food Security Fund
Perth and Kinross Council are inviting local community groups to apply for funding to support initiatives aimed at providing food security in our communities. This fund will also cover the purchase of toiletries. Applications up to £30k will be accepted and considered on an ongoing basis until March 2023. View the Food Security funding criteria. Access the Food Security Fund application form here.
The Household Hardship Fund from Corra
The purpose of the Household Hardship Fund is to provide small grants to charities and community groups across Scotland that can pass the funding on directly to families and individuals on low incomes. It is currently on pause due to a high number of applications. More information and check for updates here.
Warmer Homes Scotland
Individuals can reduce their heating bills and save energy with government-funded support worth around £5,000 from Home Energy Scotland. More info here.
Trusts and Funders with a focus on Poverty: