Workplace Equality Fund


Impact Funding Partners are delighted to announce we will be managing the Scottish Government’s Workplace Equality Fund for 2019/2020. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 28th August 2019.

The Workplace Equality Fund (WEF) works with employers to address long standing barriers particular groups face in entering and progressing in the labour market so that everyone in Scotland has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. The Scottish Government is keen to ensure that the economy is representative of society, and focus on delivering inclusive economic growth.

Impact Funding Partners have managed this fund over the past two years, with funded projects engaging in work which helps to reduce employment inequalities, discrimination and barriers across a range of industries including the arts, tourism, construction and communication and STEM.

£800,000 has been made available by The Scottish Government for projects which can complete by 31st August 2020.  Applicants can apply for a grant of up to £50,000.  To complete an application to the fund please click the button below.

Before commencing an application, please ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria which can be found by clicking on the button below.  You should also read the Information Flyer and the FAQs, which are regularly updated.

Impact Funding Partners will also be holding a series of information sessions across the country. Follow the link below to find out more information. Upcoming sessiosn in Edinburgh and Glasgow and currently full, but you can still register to be added to the waiting list.

If you have any questions or require further information about the fund, you can contact the WEF team at