The next closing date for applications to the Weir Charitable Trust is 5pm Wednesday 31st August 2016.
Community groups and charities based in Scotland can apply to for funding to support specific activities and services in sport, recreational facilities, animal welfare, health and cultural projects to improve the quality of life for people, either through a particular field of expertise or via a local community.
All awards are for one year or less. To be eligible, applicants must have an income of less than £100,000 per year and should be seeking an award of less than £25,000.
Projects supported in the past include Borders Talking Newspaper (BTN), a charity which makes free weekly audio recordings of local newspapers from the Scottish Borders and circulates them on memory stick to around 150 people, and Dads Rock, which is the only preschool playgroup in Edinburgh specifically for dads and male carers.
For further information please visit the Weir Charitable Trust website.