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BIG Lottery in Scotland gives out millions of pounds from the National Lottery to community groups and projects that improve health, education and the environment.
Climate Challenge Fund is a Scottish Government Fund, managed by Keep Scotland Beautiful, to support communities to tackle climate change by reducing their carbon emissions
Business Improvements District (BIDs) – deliver a sustainable financial model to local businesses who have voted to invest collectively in local improvements.
COSLA. The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities represents Scottish local government, lobbying on behalf of it members.
Sportscotland is the lead agency for the development of sport in Scotland. This site provides further information on core funding avenues for the development of sports facilities.
Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Development Fund aims to tackle environmental dereliction. The fund provides support for projects that enhance the natural environment and improve access to high quality greenspace in Scotland.
Historic Scotland provides £12m annually through its grant programmes to support heritage related projects; including three specific funding streams which aim to help deliver regeneration outcomes – the Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS), the City Heritage Trusts and the Building Repair Grant.
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a national body for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.