Your burning questions – January 2015

Our Scotland Advice Team receive an average of 700 enquiries every month. We’re here to give advice and support to organisations before they apply for funding. Below are three of our most common questions asked recently.

Are Life Transitions and Investing in Communities two different funds?

Investing in Communities is an overall fund that has three ‘investment areas’, which focus on different 27/05/09 - 09052701 - BIG LOTTERY FUND  KIRKCALDY  Lee-anne Lamontpriorities. Life Transitions is one of these investment areas along with Growing Community Assets and Supporting 21st Century Life.

We’re ready to submit our Awards for All application. What else do we need to send you along with the application?

All we need at this point is a completed application. If we need anything else we will contact you after your application comes into us. A completed application can be emailed to

What length of funding is available from Investing in Communities?

You can apply for between one and five years.

If you have any other questions about our funding, you can go to Ask BIG, where we give answers to other commonly asked questions.

Alternatively, if you can’t find your answer at Ask BIG, you can email us at

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