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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 Main Grant Scheme is currently closed to bids.



Small Grant Scheme 

Shetland Charitable Trust’s Small Grant Scheme for 2022/23 is now open to applications  with a closing date of 26 January 2022.

The Small Grants Scheme will provide up to 75 per cent of project costs and will be open to constituted community groups with a turnover of less than £50,000 a year involved in the fields of social care and welfare, arts and culture, heritage and the environment or sport and recreation.

Applicants can apply for £500 to £5,000.

Application Form

Appendix A - Full Project Cost Breakdown

Small Grant Scheme Guidance

Strategy Map

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