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Equality & Human Rights Fund - Registration of Interest

Equality and Human Rights Fund - Please register your interest 

Inspiring Scotland is delighted to support the Scottish Government as fund managers for the Equality and Human Rights Fund.  EHRF is a new funding programme to support organisations working to advance equality and realise human rights in Scotland. The programme is an evolution of previous Scottish Government funding streams including the ‘Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund’ (PECF) and Scottish Government funding for national partners. The Equality and Human Rights Fund will distribute up to £7 million per year for three years between October 2021 and September 2024. 

If you would like to register your interest, and receive an application please complete the form below. The registration is important as it will help us to gauge interest in the Fund and let us contact you with details of pre-application support.  

Before you start any application, please refer to the Information and Guidance Notes to ensure the work you plan to do fits with the aims and objectives of the Fund and that your organisation is eligible to apply. 

If you find barriers to accessing this information please contact us on or telephone 07398 088 049. 

Ongoing information on the fund, Frequently Asked Questions and full guidance information can be found on the Equality and Human Rights Fund pages of the Inspiring Scotland website

You can also follow us on twitter @IS_EqualityHR 

1. About You
2. What is the legal status of your organisation?
Please note to apply to the Equality and Human Rights fund you need to be an incorporated third sector organisation. This means you will be a legal entity, registered with the Scottish Charity Regulator or a registered Community Interest Company. 

Public bodies can apply as part of a partnership, however this partnership must be led by a third sector organisation. If you have any queries, please email 
3. What type of application are you likely to submit?
4. What level of funding are you likely to apply for each year?  £10,000-100,000, £100,000-300,000 or £300,000 – £700,000
5. Where in Scotland will you deliver the work you intend to apply for?  Select all relevant Local Authority areas. 
6. Are you interested in an online surgery or webinar on the Fund?