Grants and Funding news

Check out the latest news bulletins, alerts and deadlines from a range of funding sources. This page is regularly updated with all of the latest developments including news, forthcoming events and funding opportunities.

Regular News Bulletins and Sources of Support

Dumfries and Galloway Council External Funding Bulletins

Topic based funding bulletins for public, private and third sector organisations.

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway is the voice for organisations that have a social purpose - organisations that exist to improve the lives of the people and communities of Dumfries and Galloway. It includes voluntary organisations, charities, social enterprises, co-operatives, credit unions and mutuals, and of course all of those people who work within these organisations. 

Other Funding Resources

Big Lottery Fund

A major source of funding for schools, social enterprises, community groups, charities, sports and church groups and public sector projects. 

Big Lottery Web Watch 

The Web Watch is a regular digest of web resources compiled by BIG Scotland which includes links and information on the latest developments in policy, research and briefings which can be found online.

Third Force News (TFN)

Scotland's only dedicated weekly newspaper for charities and voluntary organisations. It covers all the important news facing the third sector, including funding, charity management and legal issues. 

European Rural Parliament

If you're interested in small rural enterprises, village halls, path networks and walking groups or getting more young people involved in your community, then we have an event for you this summer.

Featured Funding News and Events

There are a number of other news items and events which may be of interest to you in addition to the regular updates we receive and publish above.

Related Information

Contact Details


External Funding Officer

Community and Customer Services
Municipal Chambers
Buccleuch Street

Tel: 01387 273898
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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