Bòrd na Gàidhlig provides over £1.6M per annum in funding for organisations that help promote Gaelic usage, learning and status and help deliver the BnG’s Corporate Plan.
A summary of organisations that have agreed funding packages for 2019 to 2022 is available below. Details of funding amounts can be found here.
Publishes Gaelic literature, provides development support to authors and translators and promotes Gaelic literature at events across Scotland.
Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba
Developing and maintaining an online database of Gaelic place-names and providing support to local authorities in ensuring accuracy of Gaelic signage.
Promotes Gaelic immersion experiences in South Uist including an artistic programme of annual events and regular Gaelic classes.
Comhairle nan Leabhraichean
Provides guidance and publishing support to the Gaelic literature sector, with grants and professional development support for authors and sales and marketing support for publishers.
An Comunn Gàidhealach
Running the annual Royal National Mòd and supporting 18 local Mòds across Scotland.
Comunn na Gàidhlig
Promoting Gaelic use among young people with a network of Iomairtean development officers and Sradagan youth clubs across Scotland. Delivering national events such as the Cuach na Cloinne football competition and annual summer camps.
Also supports Comann nam Pàrant officers in delivering their programme in supporting parents of children in Gaelic-medium education and that are seeking new provision.
Faclair na Gàidhlig
Developing a comprehensive historical dictionary of the Gaelic language and developing corpus products in association with the University of Glasgow’s Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic (DASG).
Fèisean nan Gàidheal
Supports the running of over 45 local Fèisean across Scotland that incorporate Gaelic music and arts tuition. Also runs the annual Blas festival across the Highlands and Islands and develops the online FèisTV resource.
FilmG is MG ALBA’s Gaelic short film competition which is delivered by Cànan Graphics Studio, the multi-media company based on the Isle of Skye. FilmG was launched in 2008 in order to develop new talent for the Gaelic channel BBC ALBA which was launched in the same year.
Ionad Chaluim Cille Ìle
Provides a Gaelic hub in Islay to help support the usage and learning of Gaelic for visitors to the centre and through distance learning.
Provides a Gaelic hub in Glasgow and delivers a Gaelic arts programme for people of all ages.
Stòrlann Nàiseanta na Gàidhlig
Developing resources for Gaelic-medium education including textbooks and online learning platforms. Provides CPD opportunities for teachers through the annual An t-Alltan conference and online sessions. Supports parents of children in Gaelic education through the Gaelic4Parents website.
Theatre Gu Leòr
Providing professional support to the Gaelic drama sector with regular tours, training opportunities for artists and general development and promotion of the sector.