Apply for a Cyber Essentials Grant

Scottish Charity Awards 2017 winner – Charity Champion – Laura Young, Teapot Trust

With the support of the Scottish Government, SCVO are providing a small grants scheme to enable third sector organisations to achieve Cyber Essentials accreditation.

Application criteria

  • Grants are available to registered Scottish charities of £1,000.
  • You should clearly describe how accreditation will benefit your organisation and service users (max 300 words).
  • You should provide evidence of how you are already taking steps towards the baseline actions within the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Small Charities Guide.
  • Organisations must have a contracted IT supplier or dedicated in-house IT staff.
  • The maximum annual income threshold to receive grant for Cyber Essentials accreditation is £4 million. Organisations with a higher income will be considered for Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation.
  • Organisations must have Cyber Essentials accreditation in place to apply for Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation.
  • Third Sector Cyber Catalysts are not eligible to apply.

Apply for a cyber grant

Page last modified on 5th November 2018