Funding and Insurance

On this page you will find information about the Fèisean Grants Scheme, the Fèis Development Fund and funding opportunities from other bodies.  You will also find a summary of the insurance cover Fèisean nan Gàidheal provides for all Fèisean.

Fèisean nan Gàidheal Grant Scheme 2020-21

Fèisean nan Gàidheal’s Grant Scheme is now open to applications.  Member Fèisean are invited to apply for financial support for eligible events taking place between April 2020 and March 2021. Applications are due by 5pm on Friday 7th February 2020.

Our Grant Application form is online which we hope will make things easier for both Fèisean and Fèisean nan Gàidheal

There is guidance and information in the download section of this page for the funding scheme and also for using the new online form. Please refer to these first before accessing the form.

To access the online form you must first of all register using this link 

The Fèis Support Pack which is full of useful information and resources may be found here 

Fèis Development Fund

New projects can be funded through the Fèis Development Fund.  Guidance and an application form may be downloaded from the right hand side of the page.

Further Funding Opportunities

Applications and guidelines can be found via links below:

Creative Scotland

Lottery Funding – Big Lottery

Awards for All

Heritage Lottery Funding

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Fèisean nan Gàidheal has an insurance policy which covers all Fèisean for their normal activities – classes, events ICT equipment and musical instruments.  Information on the cover provided is available here.

The Fèisean should note what is covered by the policy and ensure they have adequate cover in place for any activities in which they are involved over and above those covered by the policy.

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