We believe in helping the communities we’re part of to thrive. That’s why our Community Fund provides grants to support local good causes across Scotland. Champion a cause in your community that needs our support by 30 April 2014.

days left

to nominate your
Community Group

How it works

  • You suggest good causes you think we should support
  • If eligible, we will invite them to apply
  • Bank of Scotland colleagues will assess the completed applications we receive and decide on a shortlist which will go to a public vote
  • A public vote in September and October will decide which good causes from the shortlist will receive each award within each community
  • Please provide details so that we can keep you up-to-date with the progress of your nomination

Please see Terms and Conditions and FAQs to find out about the type of good causes we are looking to support. The nomination period closes on 30 April 2014. Groups that received a £3,000 Community Fund award in 2013 are not eligible to participate in this year’s programme. Nominators must be at least 18 years old.

  • Provide some contact details so that we can invite them to apply
  • Tell us why you are nominating them
  • Review the details you have entered before submitting

Doing more for communities

Supporting good causes

Our Community Fund will provide grants to support over 200 local good causes in villages, towns and cities across Scotland.

Helping emerging talent

Our Local Heroes programme has so far supported over 220 talent emerging athletes on their journey to success. In 2014 we’re continuing to support a number of Scottish hopefuls as they strive for the top.

Celebrating community events

The Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run takes place on the weekend of 4 - 5 October 2014. It is Scotland’s biggest weekend of running with races and activities for all the family.

Tackling what matters
to communities

2013 was the tenth year of our partnership with the Midnight League, which aims to get kids off the street onto the football pitch in communities right across Scotland.

Backing enterprise

In a pioneering programme, we’re supporting the social entrepreneurs who have the vision to make a difference to their communities.

Improving money management

Money for Life is a personal money management programme, targeted at young people and adults in the Further Education, work-based learning and community learning sectors.

Supporting charities

The Bank of Scotland Foundation provides vital support to local, regional and national charities across Scotland.