Grant application process



All interested candidates should complete and submit an online summary of their proposed work including project description, proposed budget for the project and a main contact.

On completion of online  application please send your organisation's audited accounts to

On receipt of your proposal, the Scottish Policy Foundation will use the submitted application and supporting documents to confirm your eligibility and determine whether the project meets our current funding priorities. 


Receipt of application and review process

Once your full proposal and supporting documentation are received, it will be considered at the next Advisory Council meeting for proposal review and grant award recommendation. 


Selection & Award

Applicants who have been chosen for a grant award will be notified and will receive further instructions on how to proceed.


If you think you can help contribute to the Scottish policy debate, and you satisfy our eligibility criteria, start your application today