Developing Guiding Grants

Thanks to generous funding from the Gannochy Trust, we’re able to launch a new strand of Developing Guiding Funding.

*This fund is now closed to new applications*

This funding aims to enable units, districts, divisions and counties to deliver activities which will promote skills development and leadership for girls, help them become active citizens and/or support and encourage them to progress to the next section. This strand of funding will also support training for adults where there are clear, direct benefits for girls.

Activities supported by the fund can be delivered in a variety of ways including through online or remote guiding sessions or outdoor meetings (in line with Girlguiding and Scottish Government policies).

Up to £500 will be available per project although there is no minimum level of award. Applicants should be confident that they will be able to spend any grant they are awarded within the next 6 months.

Guide and Ranger units should check whether they are eligible for Cashback funding before applying.

Examples of items which could be supported by a Developing Guiding Grant include:

  • Guiding programme materials including badges
  • Equipment including sports and camping equipment
  • Trips and residential activities that will support the aims of the fund

How to apply

*This fund is now closed to new applications*


What is expected in return?

Levels in receipt of Gannochy Trust funding must agree to complete monitoring and evaluation forms that will help us report on the funding. Levels must also retain receipts in line with Girlguiding policies and be prepared to produce these upon request.