Current Grant Programmes

Managed Grant Programmes 

VAF manages a number of programmes on behalf of the Scottish Government. These are the Violence Against Women and Girls Fund, Equality Fund, Community Safety Fund and Volunteering Support Fund.

Open Grant Programmes 

VAF runs a number of Open Grants Programmes –

  • Volunteering Support Fund (closed to applications);
  • Glasgow Third Sector Transformation Fund (closed to applications);
  • Community Grants (closed to applications);
  • Tackling Sectarianism Small Grant Programme.

These are funds which are open to application from eligible groups and organisations.  The funding and support VAF provides enables community based organisations to involve volunteers, undertake projects that challenge inequalities and overcome barriers to being involved in community life.