Scottish Veterans Fund

The Scottish Veterans Fund is open for applications.

The funding available for this year totals £200,000 with £120,000 from the Scottish Government and £80,000 from Standard Life Aberdeen. The funding provided by Scottish Government will be maintained at its current level until at least 2022-23.

The fund looks to support projects which improve the lives of former service personnel and their families.

Graeme Dey, Veterans Minister, in the Scottish Government said:

“This year, as usual, we will be looking to support projects which provide unique and innovative approaches to aiding our veterans community.

“In addition – and in recognition of the significant impact of coronavirus – we are also looking to support projects that are rising to the challenge of safely providing support for veterans and their families despite lockdown restrictions.”

Evaluation Support Scotland will be providing a session on defining project outcomes on Monday 12 October from 0930 to 1230. 

Additionally, the Scottish Government will be running a one hour session providing overview of the scheme, application form and hold a Q&A session the following day. – contact Ally Forrester at

Copies of the grant application form and application guidance document are available via the links below.  Please note these have been updated from previous years forms and guidance.

Grant application Form

Application Guidance Document

For more information on support for Veterans click on this link: Veterans Scotland

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