What are in-kind contributions?

In-kind contributions can include:...

In-kind contributions can include:

  • Voluntary labour (time or services ‘donated’ should be additional and not part of the persons' normal job).
  • Donated equipment.
  • Services donated from other companies or organisations.
  • Use of premises or office space for the project.
  • Carer support, for example, people with disabilities.


In-kind contributions do not include:

  • The time or services of any employee whose post is funded by Creative Scotland or for whom the funded activity would be within the usual scope of their job.
  • Spending which forms part of the core costs of your organisation.
  • The value of discounts on equipment.