Grants for community groups

Midlothian Council Grant Funding

Midlothian Council Large Grant Funding 

The Midlothian Council Large Grant programme is now open for community groups, charities and social enterprises to apply for.

Applications open

Applications are open for eligible projects for a maximum of £33,500 per year for 3 years. The projects must be delivered between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2025.

Type of projects

Projects need to demonstrate how they meet the priorities of the Single Midlothian Plan:

  • Reducing inequalities in learning outcomes
  • Reducing inequalities in health
  • Reducing inequalities in economic circumstances
  • Reducing Midlothian carbon emissions to net zero.


Applications close on Friday 15 October 2021 and the outcomes of the applications will be communicated in December 2021.

Online drop sessions

Find out more and get support and advice:

  • Tues 21 September 12:00 - 13:00
  • Thur 23 September 17:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 27 September 19:00 - 20:00
  • Thur 30 September 12:00 - 13:00

These sessions are now fully booked.

To book for another time please email  

To apply

Please read the funding criteria guidance throroughly before applying. 

You must save the application form to your own device, then complete and send with supporting documents to

Important: follow this advice to reduce the risks of sending personal information by email:

  • Do not use a shared device to send your email.
  • Do not use an unsecured or public WiFi network to send your email.
  • Before sending, double check the email address you are sending to is: 

Midlothian Council Small Grant Funding 

Midlothian Small Grant Funding will open on 1 November 2021.

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