Funding given to Orange Order groups: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

Provide any information held by the various grant making bodies within the devolved administration that would relate to a grant/funding application made by any of the loyal orders in Scotland. Commonly referred to as the following bodies:

  • Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland referred to as the Orange Order
  • Ladies Orange Association of Scotland
  • Royal Black Preceptory referred to as the Provincial Grand Black Chapter of Scotland
  • Apprentice Boys of Derry referred to as the Scottish Amalgamated Committee

Interested particularly in the following funding years – 2022, 2021 and 2020.


To answer your request for information, we can confirm we have no record of the bodies listed above making or submitting any applications to Scottish Government for funding. This includes the years 2020, 2021 and 2022 as well as previous years on record.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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