Ethnic Minority Development Fund Reopens for 2024 (Scotland)

Cemvo Scotland is offering grants of between £500 and £15,000 for ethnic minority-led third-sector organisations to support projects that promote the well-being of ethnic minority communities.

Through the Ethnic Minority Development Fund, support is available for projects and activities across Scotland that achieve at least one of the following priorities:

  • Bring ethnic minority people together and build strong relationships across communities.
  • Help more ethnic minority people to be the best they can be, by supporting them as soon as possible.
  • Improve places and spaces that matter to ethnic minority communities.

Funding can be used for a variety of costs, including but not limited to: 

  • Equipment.
  • One-off events.
  • Small land or building projects.
  • Staff costs.
  • Training costs.
  • Transport.
  • Utilities/running costs.
  • Volunteer expenses.

Proposed projects should involve community members in the design, development, and delivery of any planned activities.

The deadline for applications is 15 April 2024 (midnight).