Funding

Don't let a lack of funding hold you back from getting involved in Maths Week Scotland 2022! We're able to support projects big and small to create a Maths Week Scotland with something for everyone.

Don't let a lack of funding hold you back from getting involved in Maths Week Scotland 2022! Got a great idea and need a boost to get started? We're able to support projects big and small to create a Maths Week Scotland with something for everyone.

We have two difference funding opportunities available for Maths Week Scotland 2022 depending on the size of your project: Large Grants Fund and Small Grants Fund,

Large Grants Fund

The Maths Week Scotland Large Grants Fund is back offering grants of between £2,000 - £7,000 to support organisations, partnerships and charities to develop exciting new strands of Maths Week Scotland 2022.

The final deadline for submission is 17:00 on Monday 16 May 2022.

Applications received will be reviewed and advised of outcome by Monday 30 May.

Download the application form and guidance document below. Please contact mathsweekscot@nms.ac.uk to apply

Small Grants Fund

The Small Grants Fund will be open 5 – 20 May and 3 – 19 August 2022 with funding provided by Scottish Government, Edinburgh Mathematical Society and Glasgow Mathematical Journal Trust. Applicants will be able to apply for up to £2,000 allowing community groups, museums,. schools, libraries and individual to take part in Maths Week Scotland to create their own innovative events and resources.

See the guidance below for more details. Link to application form will be added on 5 May 2022


Successful Applicants in 2021

Take a look at what we funded in 2021 for inspiration!

Large Grant Funding

Large Grants Fund was launched in May 2021 and open to organisations able to deliver large scale projects for Maths Week Scotland.

Funding was awarded to: Aberdeen Science Centre, Scottish Schools Education Research Centre, Dynamic Earth, Dumfries and Galloway Council, University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, Learning Link Scotland and Open University.


Small Grant Funding

Funding for the Small Grants Fund is kindly provided by the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, Glasgow Mathematical Journal Trust and Scottish Government.

Take a look at what the panel were most excited about last year in this blog post


Maths in Museums

Maths in Museums Fund was a smaller fund available in 2021 to local museums. Six museums received funding Gairloch Museum, National Mining Museum Scotland, Scottish Maritime Museum, East Lothian Council Museums Service, South Lanarkshire Museums and Summerlee Museums. Activity varied from self led trails to schools workshops to family activity days. You can see more here

For many it was the first time taking part in Maths Week Scotland, and the first time running maths focused activity at their sites. Each attended a training session in February 2021 run by Maths Week Scotland and received support from Education Scotland staff in developing their resources.

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