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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.

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Foundation Scotland - Renantis Auchrobert Wind Farm Community Fund


The Auchrobert Wind Farm Community Fund supports community projects benefitting those living in Blackwood and Kirkmuirhill and Boghead. The fund is provided by Renantis, the owners of Auchrobert Wind Farm in South Lanarkshire.

The fund provides grants to support a wide range of community activity and development that are broadly charitable. All projects must clearly be benefitting those who live within the area of benefit.

Grants may support a wide range of costs, for example, the costs of equipment, staff or sessional workers, consultations, running costs for local groups, maintenance or refurbishment of community facilities and more.

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Geographical areas funded: South Lanarkshire

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Groups and organisations working to benefit people resident in Blackwood and Kirkmuirhill and Boghead can apply. You don’t need to be a registered charity to apply, but your group/organisation must meet the Foundation Scotland standard eligibility criteria.

When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 2 July 2024 (for meeting on 3 September 2024)
  • 1 October 2024 (for meeting 3 December 2024)

Next deadline: 2 Jul 2024

How to apply

Application and guidance on the Foundation Scotland website.

Smaller grants up to £500 are available under microgrant schemes operated by the Blackwood and Kirkmuirhill Coordination Group. Applications are by a simple application form and decisions are made on a rolling basis. Please contact the Blackwood and Kirkmuirhill Coordination group directly for further details

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Mental health care Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities Carers Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Homeless or badly housed Socially isolated people People in poverty Rural communities Older people Ill-health Disabilities Local communities Young people

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