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Shetland Charitable Trust funds several grant schemes to support the arts, development and more throughout Shetland.

Main Grant Scheme 

Shetland Charitable Trust is now open to applications from eligible organisations for grant funding.

Applicants can seek funding for one or two years, with no cap on the funding that can be applied for.

Please refer to the Main Grant Scheme – Application Guidance (below) to check your organisation or activity is eligible for funding prior to submitting an application.

The application pack below should provide you with all the required information to complete your application.

The application process is competitive and we cannot guarantee to fund every good quality application that we receive.

The closing date for applications is Monday 15 August 2022 at 12 noon. Late applications will not be accepted.


Application Form

Appendix A - Full Project Cost Breakdown

Appendix B - Cash Projections

Appendix C - Evaluation Plan

Application Guidance

Strategy Map


Small Grant Scheme 

For more information, please email 


Capital Works Bridging Loan Scheme

This bridging loan scheme is available to organisations carrying out work on a public facility or providing a new public facility in Shetland which is eligible for grant funding from EU/Scottish Government/Lottery when the funding is released on receipt of paid invoices.

For an application form, please contact 



For more information contact us at:

22-24 North Road                                                                                                                                                        Lerwick                                                                                                                                                               Shetland                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Tel: 01595 744994