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.

Good Practice Guides and Helpful Information

Community and Customer Services' External Funding Unit - Survey of Customers

The results for the Community and Customer Services' External Funding Unit survey of customers are available to download.

Key Support 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 mutual's, and of course all of those people who work within these organisations.

Big Lottery Fund

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

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. 

Scottish Rural Parliament

The Scottish Rural Parliament has been developed to give a stronger more coherent voice to Scotland's rural communities.

Coalfields Regeneration Trust

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is a charitable trust with the main objective of community capacity building throughout ex mining and coalfield areas across the central belt of Scotland, many of which are located in Dumfries and Galloway.  For Dumfries and Galloway the eligible area is Kirkconnel.

Related Information

Contact Details


External Funding Unit

Community and Customer Services
Municipal Chambers
Buccleuch Street

Tel: 01387 273897
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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