Common Good Fund

The Common Good Fund is used to support services and projects that benefit communities in Aberdeen City.

Common Good Funds are generally made up of property (including land, buildings, and investments) that belonged to the historic burghs of Scotland. The funds continue to exist for the common good of people who live in these areas today.

Who can apply

You can apply to the Common Good Fund as an individual or on behalf of a group.

You must live, or your organisation must operate, in the Aberdeen City Council area.

Your application must be for something that will benefit the community in Aberdeen City.

Who can’t apply

We can't accept applications for projects or activities that:

  • Do not benefit the wider community.
  • Promote political beliefs.
  • Seek to make a profit from the fund.
  • Have already started or been paid for.

How to apply

Please complete and return the application form below:

Please download the document below for more information on the application criteria:

The closing date for applications to the Common Good Fund is Monday 31st October 2022.

Contact details

Please email your completed application form to

Or you can post it to:

Common Good Fund
Aberdeen City Council
Marischal College
Level 1 West, Business Hub 7
Broad Street
AB10 1AB

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