The Arnold Clarke Community Fund is now open to all UK registered and unregistered charities and local community groups needing financial assistance due to the coronavirus pandemic. Requests can be made for £100 – £1000.  500 applications will be granted (at random) each month.  If your application is unsuccessful one month, they’ll keep you in the draw, which will roll over to the following month.

Applicants will be randomly selected at the start of each month to receive funding. Entries must be received by 11.59pm on the last day of each month to be considered for that month.
Applications received after the closing date of 31st May 2021 will not be eligible and will not be processed or considered.

Enabling Neighbourhoods and Communities Fund Open for Applications
The Enabling Neighbourhoods and Communities Fund is a Scottish Government fund worth £500,000 administered by the Corra Foundation is now open for applications. The purpose of the Fund is to provide small grants to community and voluntary groups across Scotland who are connecting and supporting people within their local community. The Fund aims to specifically reach groups who:

  • Have strong local relationships.
  • Help increase the wellbeing and social connections for communities.


Housing regulator reflects on the past year and what’s next for social housing and its regulation

 The Scottish Housing Regulator today reflected upon the past year and discussed what is next for the future of Scottish social housing and its regulation. The Regulator’s Chief Executive, Michael Cameron, was speaking today to Chairs of Registered Social Landlords at SHARE’s annual conference online.

Energy Efficiency Standard for Scottish Social Housing: consultation outcome

Regulator’s report shows increases in rent arrears and the number of lets being made

Scottish Housing Regulator publishes outcome of its annual risk assessment