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MVA offers a range of Funding Support services that are open to any Midlothian voluntary organisation or community group,  including:


Please note that while we cannot complete applications and letters for you, we will work to ensure that you have the knowledge, skills and confidence to do these tasks yourself.

To see if we can help you apply for funding, or to receive the “Funding Signpost” contact the Development Officer (Funding) on 0131 663 9471.

New Midlothian Voluntary Action Peer Support Start up fund - applications welcome.

These are small (up to £500), grants to support new local peer support groups across the communities of Midlothian.

Have you ever thought that it would be good to meet other people with a similar interest, hobby or health condition for a bit of support, a chance for a blether or to have a space just to get together?  Midlothian Voluntary Action, in partnership with Midlothian Council, with various voluntary sector partners are working together to offer small start-up grants to individuals or groups with ideas to bring people together in common activity or connection within local communities.  The key focus will be to improve people’s health and well - being in some way maybe allowing people to feel better connected to others and the communities in which they live.

Interested, please read more, or pass on to anyone you think may be!

Download further information from here

Download application form from here

Funding Event for Community Groups, Thursday 16 June, 6pm-8pm

Are you a community group in Midlothian?

Would you like to find out more about potential sources of funding for your work?

We are running a FREE Funding event at Lawfield Primary School on 16 June - further information and booking form from the Training page.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL!