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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise using our free online search engine. From small grants to funding for big capital projects, we can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your community.

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The Fore Trust

The Fore offers development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. It makes unrestricted grants which have the potential to have a transformational impact on an organisation.

Opened: 6 Dec 2023
Next deadline: 13 Dec 2023

Last reviewed 5 days ago

Idlewild Trust

Idlewild Trust is an independent grant-making trust that supports registered charities. It runs two grants programmes supporting specific areas within conservation and the arts.

Opened: 1 Dec 2023
Next deadline: 13 Feb 2024

Last reviewed 7 days ago

Mark McCall Home Safety Fund

Funding for one organisation delivering home safety outcomes for children anywhere in Scotland, with a focus on children under 5.

Opened: 1 Dec 2023
Next deadline: 31 Jan 2024

Last reviewed 7 days ago

East Dunbartonshire Council - Community Grants Scheme

You can apply for a grant for a wide range of purposes as long as it is not for profit and brings benefits to the residents of East Dunbartonshire. Applications for grants are assessed against the Local Outcome Improvement Plan.

Opened: 18 Nov 2023
Next deadline: 22 Dec 2023

Last reviewed 21 days ago

VASLan - Employability Fund

Funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, the overall aim of the fund is to strengthen capacity of community-based employability support for individuals.

Opened: 15 Nov 2023

Last reviewed 24 days ago

Bord Na Gaidhlig - Taic Freumhan Coimhearsnachd

Taic Freumhan Coimhearsnachd is Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s primary fund for supporting community organisations in delivering projects to promote and increase the usage and learning of Gaelic at community level.

Opened: 15 Nov 2023
Next deadline: 16 Jan 2024

Last reviewed 25 days ago
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The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector. Our mission is to support, promote and develop a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland.

We're passionate about what the voluntary sector can achieve. Along with our community of members, we believe that charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups make Scotland a better place.