Funding

There are lots of funding opportunities available for students involved with volunteering projects. Click on the Fundraising tab above to find out about the support available to you for fundraising.

 

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.