Funding

There are lots of funding opportunities available for students involved with volunteering projects.

 

Edinburgh University Students' Association's Activities Funds


Volunteering Impact Fund

Open Semester 1: 29th September - 14th November

Semester 2: 12th January - 1st March

This should be the first fund you apply for to help you run hands-on volunteering projects.

Apply for funding for any amount up to £500

Open to all Volunteering Groups, Societies, Sports Clubs and Schools and Departments.

Application | Guidance

 

Development Fund

Open Semester 1: 29th September - 14th November

Semester 2: 12th January - 1st March

Have you got an ambitious project that will have a long-lasting impact on your Society or Volunteering Group? Maybe it would be purchasing equipment, an epic event, or some training.

Application | Guidance

 

External Funds

 

Innovative Initiative Grant

Open Semester 1: tbc

Semester 2: tbc

Run by the University’s Development and Alumni Office, Innovation Initiative Grants are one-off contributions designed to provide start-up funds for new initiatives.

Application | Guidance

 

While funding is undoubtedly an important element to any project, remember that if you are setting up a Volunteering Group, you might not necessarily need any funding.