Investing in Ideas

Distributed by: Big Lottery

Big Lottery Fund in Scotland wants to provide groups with an opportunity to spend time and money developing ideas that have a clear public benefit.

Investing in Ideas awards grants of £500 to £10,000 to test and develop ideas that could eventually become fully-fledged projects or lead to improved service delivery. Investing in Ideas could pay for the things that can turn your basic idea into a well-planned project including; market research, feasibility studies, business planning, training for your committee, exchange visits in the UK to see how other projects work, community consultation, professional advice and technical reports and scheme design studies.

Min award size: £500
Max award size: £10,000
Applications: Online application form and guidelines
Tel: 0300 123 7110
Date published: 29 March 2023
Date updated: 27 July 2023


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