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 2022-23

Fèisean nan Gàidheal’s Grant Scheme is now closed to applications.  If any member Fèis requires additional financial assistance, they should contact their Development Officer.  

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

Fèis Development Fund 2022-23

Guidance for the 2022-23 Fèis Development Fund, which includes a link to the application form, may be downloaded from the right-hand side of the page.

Thanks to additional funding from Creative Scotland, Fèisean have a great opportunity to engage in projects which will help them re-establish work following the effects of Covid over the past two years.

Further Funding Opportunities

Fèisean nan Gàidheal keeps a database of funding available from a wide range of sources so please get in touch with us if you are seeking funds for a specific project. Guidelines for some of the funds most appropriate to the Fèisean can be found via links below:

Creative Scotland

Lottery Community Fund

Awards for All

Heritage Lottery Funding

Taic Freumhan Coimhearsnachd aig Bòrd na Gàidhlig


Maoin nan Ealan Gàidhlig (Gaelic Arts Fund)


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.

Creative Scotland The Scottish Government Highlands and Islands Enterprise Bòrd na Gaidhlig Highland Council Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Argyll & Bute Council We are a Living Wage Employer