Community Fund

Applications Opening Soon


Funding will be administered through Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action on behalf of Al-Maktoum Community Grants fund. Applications will be made available via the Dundee Volunteer & Voluntary Action Group website in due course.

The Al-Maktoum Community Grant Fund has been supporting community groups and charities in Dundee and the surrounding area since its formation in 2009. Its impact has been considerable, with more than £120,000 granted over the years to those who have sought financial assistance.


The Fund is to be used to support registered charities and constituted community groups based in Dundee and within a 25 mile radius of the city operating in the field(s) of:

  • learning and education
  • multiculturalism and interfaith engagement
  • youth development
  • opportunities for those with a physical or learning disabilities
  • helping people overcome challenges in the face of adversity

Funding available

There is £20,000 available in total for 2019-20. There will be two rounds of funding and an evaluation between now and 31 July 2020. Organisations can apply for grants of up to £2,000

Community groups and projects to have previously benefited from Al-Maktoum College Community fund include:

  • Rock Solid Youth Project
  • Shopmobility Dundee
  • C.A.F.E Project
  • 6th/8th Dundee Boys Brigade
  • 20th Dundee Guide Company
  • Taymara
  • Yusuf Youth Initiative Dundee
  • Angus Special Play Scheme
  • Perth & Kinross Business Community Support Group
  • Morgan Rugby Club Unicorn Preservation Society  Dundee