There are lots of funding opportunities available for students involved with volunteering. Support is also available to you for fundraising, click on the links below to find out more.



Applications open for Semester 1: 29th September - 30th November

Applications open for Semester 2: 15th January - 1st March

The Volunteering Impact Fund is now closed and the funds have been distributed. It will open again in Semester 1, 2019.

The Volunteering Impact Fund (VIF) was established to help you run the best projects you can, for your volunteers, beneficiaries and the wider community. Only projects that are local and hands-on volunteering activities will be granted funding. You can apply for funding for any amount up to £500 to run creative, positive and effective volunteering projects. However, additional funding may be considered for exceptional projects. This fund is for Volunteering Groups, Sports Clubs, Societies, and University of Edinburgh School/Departments. This should be the first fund you apply for to help you run hands-on volunteering projects.

Apply for funding for of any amount up to £500

Open to all students, Societies, Sports Clubs and Schools and Departments.

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