Current Grant Programmes

Managed Grant Programmes 

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

Open Grant Programmes 

VAF runs a number of Open Grants Programmes – the Volunteering Support Fund, Glasgow Third Sector Transformation Fund, Community Grants and the 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.

Please note the Volunteering Support Fund,Glasgow Third Sector Transformation Fund and the Tackling Sectarianism Small Grant Programmes are now closed to new applications.

Please click here for further information on the Community Grants Programme.