Research funding

TSRF has developed and collated resources relating to third sector research funding.

Other useful resources about research funding and collaboration

The Scottish Third Sector Research Forum‘s case study report “Bringing the Third Sector and academic research together”  is a collection of case studies that show practical solutions collaboration challenges.  

Collaborate for success with Edinburgh Innovations as part of the University of Edinburgh.

Scottish Enterprise may have some Research and development (R&D) grants available.

Carnegie UK Trust‘s report on “How Can Academics And The Third Sector Work Together To Influence Policy And Practice” argues that to make an impact on social policy universities must work more closely with civil society.

Other useful resources about research funding and the cost of living

Researching rising costs using a longitudinal panel study – SCVO

The Scottish Third Sector Tracker (Tracker) is a community of third sector organisations. The community was established in response to the pandemic as third sector support organisations, including SCVO, Scottish Government and funders, sought to understand the challenges facing third sector organisations and how best to support them. View here.