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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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Recently opened funds

Heart Research UK - Healthy Heart Grants

Funding is available for new community projects working with adults, that focus on promoting healthy hearts and reducing the risk factors associated with heart diseases.

Opened: 17 Jul 2024
Next deadline: 14 Aug 2024

Last reviewed 5 days ago

SSEN - Powering Communities to Net Zero fund

The Powering Communities to Net Zero fund's core aim is to help communities become more resilient, and to support the adoption of low-carbon technologies that will help us all get to net zero.

Opened: 15 Jul 2024
Next deadline: 31 Aug 2024

Last reviewed 4 days ago

Dumfries & Galloway Council - UK Shared Prosperity Fund

Dumfries & Galloway Council has received funding from the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund for two grant schemes which will support projects that are contributing towards the economic resilience and regeneration of the region.

Opened: 15 Jul 2024
Next deadline: 19 Aug 2024

Last reviewed 6 days ago

Edinburgh Community Solar Cooperative - Community Fund

Grants are available for community-focused organisations in Edinburgh supporting children and young people; older people; environment and sustainability; outdoor education; and sports clubs.

Opened: 15 Jul 2024
Next deadline: 9 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 7 days ago

British Ecological Society - Outreach and Engagement Grants

Grants are available to promote and engage the public with the science of ecology.

Opened: 11 Jul 2024
Next deadline: 11 Sep 2024

Last reviewed 11 days ago

Aberdeenshire Rural Communities Challenge Fund

Funding is available for community groups, charities, public sector organisations and cooperatives throughout Aberdeenshire (excluding the Cairngorms area) and can fund specific activities aimed at benefitting rural communities in the region.

Opened: 10 Jul 2024
Next deadline: 11 Aug 2024

Last reviewed 12 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.