Community grants

Use Perth and Kinross Grants Direct for information, advice and support to find and apply for funding.

Perth and Kinross Grants Direct

Perth and Kinross Grants Direct is the local one-stop-shop providing information, advice and support to find and apply for funding. You can phone us on 0345 605 2000 or email us on

Council's Funding Schemes

  • Common Good Funds: Perth City, Aberfeldy, Auchterarder, Blairgowrie, Crieff, Kinross, Pitlochry. All with the exception of Kinross to provide community benefit for the people (including individual or group of people) who live in the former burgh served by relevant Common Good Fund Committee. Kinross Common Good Fund to provide funding of any activity which is beneficial to the interests of the inhabitants of Kinross. Perth Common Good Fund has specific criteria icon Perth Common Good Fund Criteria [92Kb]. Please note the following deadlines and dates of Common Good Fund committee meetings when applications will be considered:
Deadlines for applicationsCommon Good Fund Committee meetings Dates

1 March 2017 (best for Summer activities)

26 April 2017
28 April 201721 June 2017
21 August 2017 (best for Christmas activities)4 October 2017
13 October 201720 December 2017
15 December 2017February 2018 (to be confirmed)
  • icon Charities [144Kb] administered by Perth & Kinross Council: grants to individuals in need and groups working with them

To apply to the above funding schemes, you must use the icon Single Application Form [159Kb] and the icon Additional Form for Capital Project [118Kb].

Other Local Funders

Other National Funders

Local Support

If you need support to develop your organisation's capacity or need help on wider organisational issues, you can contact:

Funding Search

SCVO has launched a new website 'Funding Scotland', an online funding database and valuable resource for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations of all shapes and sizes. Visit Funding Scotland.