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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EST - Plugged-in Communities Grant Fund

The Plugged-in Households Grant Fund for eligible organisations Scotland to apply for funding to procure the services of a zero-emission car club vehicle, for use by their tenants and the wider community.

Opened: 27th Jul 2021
Next deadline: 6th Sep 2021

Last reviewed about 20 hours ago

Clubs in Crisis Fund

Cash 4 Clubs is a sports funding scheme which gives clubs a chance to apply for grants to improve facilities, purchase new equipment, gain coaching qualifications, and generally invest in the sustainability of their club.

Opened: 23rd Jul 2021
Next deadline: 30th Aug 2021

Last reviewed 5 days ago

Aldi - Scottish Sport Fund - Perth, Fife, Dundee & Angus

The Aldi Scottish Sport fund is a Scotland-wide community-based sport programme designed to make it easier for kids to take part in sports within their local communities by giving clubs the chance to secure funding.

Opened: 19th Jul 2021
Next deadline: 23rd Aug 2021

Last reviewed 9 days ago

British Ecological Society - Outreach Grants

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

Opened: 17th Jul 2021
Next deadline: 10th Sep 2021

Last reviewed 9 days ago

UK Government - Community Ownership Fund

Voluntary and community groups can bid for match funding to help them buy or take over local community assets at risk of being lost, to run as community-owned businesses.

Opened: 15th Jul 2021
Next deadline: 13th Aug 2021

Last reviewed 12 days ago

Foundation Scotland - Sir George Earle Benevolent Fund Grant Programme

The Sir George Earle Benevolent Fund grant programme is Scotland wide and is seeking applications from projects supporting older people facing loneliness and isolation.

Opened: 14th Jul 2021
Next deadline: 2nd Aug 2021

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.