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Scott Bader is an established €230 million global chemical company employing almost 700 people across 6 manufacturing sites and 13 offices. Using our combined global resource and expertise we continue to be a leader in the manufacturing of products for the Composites, Advanced Composites, Adhesives and Speciality Polymers markets.


To find out more about Scott Bader, click on the following link



Scott Bader Commonwealth Limited

Scott Bader is a Common Trusteeship Company with a self-governing structure. Our shares are held in trust by the Scott Bader Commonwealth Limited, a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. Having no external shareholders, we cannot be acquired so we are more stable and can plan ahead.


Each year a percentage of our income is donated to support charitable activities and projects around the world.  A brief description of our current funding opportunities are provided below:

PLEASE  NOTE:  We will only consider applications for funding of  projects overseas from Charities that are registered in the UK or from charities who are already known to us. 

We reccomnded that first time applicants only apply for between £2000-£4000.

During 2020 we will be accepting grants for funding under the following two categories;

1.    COMMONWEALTH COMMUNITY HARDHSIP FUND:  Total  fund  £100,000 applications  invited  for  projects  of  £500  -  £10,000.   We  are particularly  interested  in  receiving applications for projects addressing the impact of COVID-19 in the communities close to Scott Bader offices and sites around the world.

2.   GLOCAL   STRATEGY  FUND:   Grants  in  this  category  range  from £250 -  £10,000  -  funds  are  made  available  to all of the companies within  the  Scott Bader Group to support the work of charities known to them or situated near to where they are located e.g: Northamptonshire in the UK, Co. Meath in Eire, Amiens in France, Falkenberg in  Sweden,  Barcelona  in  Spain, Liberec in the Czech Republic, Zagreb in Croatia,  Dubai,  Cape Town in South Africa, Ohio in the USA, Drummondville Canada and Shanghai in China and Japan.

The application & selection process for 2020 is:

6th April - 31st May  - Window Open

June                         - Decision confirmed and payment made (if successful)


1st July - 31st Aug     - Window Open

September                -  Decision confirmed and payment made (if successful)


1st Oct - 16th     - Window Open

November                 - Decision confirmed and payment made (if successful)

 Click  here to find out more.