Big Lottery Fund



Albyn’s money saving workshops save Highlanders over £16,000

A programme focusing on money saving solutions rolled out across the Highlands has helped local residents save over £16,000 in just nine months.

Published 16 March 2018

Volunteer hosts to offer spare rooms to young people facing homelessness in Glasgow

Spare rooms in people’s homes in Glasgow are to be made available to young people facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the street, under a new initiative launch today by homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland.

Published 19 January 2018

Ardenglen community project extended after gaining lottery windfall

Castlemilk has been handed a massive Big Lottery cash boost to make a difference to people’s lives.

Published 20 September 2017

Lottery funding for homeless creative writing and drama group

An Edinburgh charity has received support from the Big Lottery Fund to run a series of creative writing and performance workshops for people in the city with experience of homelessness.

Published 30 August 2017

Edinburgh MSP commends £100K funding for homeless charity

Jeremy Balfour MSP lodged a Parliamentary Motion commending a charity who received £100K of National Lottery cash to help homeless people in Edinburgh last week.

Published 2 August 2017

Big Lottery Fund award for Caledonia volunteer project

A volunteer project by Caledonia Housing Association received a boost this week with confirmation of £149,788 of grant funding from the Big Lottery Fund over the next five years.

Published 21 June 2017

Research grant for Horizon project into allocation of adapted social housing

Horizon Housing Association has been awarded a £92,500 grant for an 18 month research project into the allocation of adapted and accessibly designed social housing.

Published 29 May 2017

Pollokshields community celebrates new community space

The community of Pollokshields is celebrating the award of two major grants from the Scottish Government and the Big Lottery Fund for a new community centre.

Published 31 March 2017

Housing associations secure lottery funding for building plans

Southside Housing Association and Spire View Housing Association are among ten organisations to share more than £10 million of lottery funding for a range of new builds, developments and extensions to buildings for community use.

Published 23 March 2017

Lottery grants fresh funding to older people project

An innovative project which helps disadvantaged older black and ethnic minority people has received lottery funding of £337,000, enabling the project which is supported by housing associations Trust, Hanover and Bield to continue improving older people’s lives.

Published 20 January 2017

New Year lottery boost for Trust Housing Association

Trust Housing Association has received over £300,000 from the Big Lottery Fund Scotland to both continue and develop its services for older people from ethnic minority communities across Scotland.

Published 13 January 2017

Public enlisted to help tackle loneliness in Glasgow

A new project will encourage people in Glasgow to help tackle chronic loneliness by visiting neighbours or taking part in phone call schemes to support those who are isolated.

Published 13 January 2017

Govanhill minority communities to benefit from lottery funding

Govanhill Community Development Trust, part of Govanhill Housing Association, has been awarded £478,565 to help Roma and Slovakian communities in Govanhill.

Published 23 September 2016

Charity urges volunteers to give up rooms to Glasgow’s young homeless

Young people in Glasgow facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the streets are to be provided an emergency bed for the night in a volunteer’s home rather than in a homelessness hostel.

Published 13 September 2016

Link Housing Association receive £6,000 award from the Big Lottery

The Link tenant project at Glenpark Gardens, Cambuslang Link Housing Association (part of the Link group) has been awarded a £6,000 funding boost as part of the latest “Awards for All” funding package from the Big Lottery.

Published 27 June 2016