ScottishPower Foundation


Offers grants between £35k – £150k to registered charities in the UK for projects that support education, environmental protection, arts, culture and social initiatives.  Application must address at least one of the ScottishPower Foundation’s strategic aims:

  • Education, training and research – with the following specific objectives:
    • STEM: inspiring young people to pursue qualifications and a career in STEM in order to contribute to energy sustainability.
    • Raising aspirations: addressing society’s educational needs by inspiring and challenging the next generation through innovation.
  • Biodiversity and climate change – with the following specific objectives:
    • Environmental protection or improvement: protecting and enhancing the environment.
    • Habitat conservation: contributing to the protection and conservation of habitats and enhancing biodiversity.
    • Knowledge and research: developing new solutions to the challenge of climate change.
  • Art and culture – with the following specific objectives:
    • Restoration, development and conservation: protecting and safeguarding artistic and cultural heritage.
    • Cultural initiatives: celebrating diversity and cultural identity through the arts.
  • Social initiatives – with the following specific objectives:
    • Economic security: alleviating poverty, including in-work poverty, caused by the cost-of-living crisis.
    • Economic opportunity: supporting entrepreneurship and skills development for the most vulnerable groups.

The Foundation particularly welcomes applications that will support the most vulnerable people in society.  Funding is for the delivery of specific projects and not for general unrestricted running costs. This can include salary costs.

Deadline is 21 Jul ’23

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