FUNDING: Creative Breaks – NOW OPEN

10 May 2019

The Creative Breaks programme provides 12 month grants to third sector organisations to develop and deliver short breaks projects and services for carers of adults (aged 21 years and over), and young carers (caring for children or adults), and the people that they care for.

A total of around £600,000 is available for the 2019-20 round of the Creative Breaks funding programme. Grants are for one year and will be awarded in October 2019. The maximum grant award is £50,000, however please be aware that the average grant award in previous years has been around £13,000.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Thursday 23rd May 2019. LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

For further details, please see the Guidance for Applicants.

Who can apply?

If you can answer ‘YES’ to the following four questions about your organisation, then you are eligible to apply for a Creative Breaks grant:

  • Is your organisation a third sector (voluntary) organisation operating in Scotland?
  • Is your organisation a registered charity OR a constituted organisation that has only charitable purpose(s) and that delivers public benefit?
  • Does your organisation have all of the relevant registrations, policies and procedures required for your work in place (e.g. PVG checks, Safeguarding, Care Inspectorate registration etc.)?
  • Does your organisation have appropriate and effective governance and financial management arrangements, and a bank account in the name of the organisation that requires at least two signatories?

For further details, please see the Guidance for Applicants.

For all the information visit here.