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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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British Ecological Society - Outreach Grants


Grants are available to promote and engage the public with the science of ecology. They will support projects that:

  • increase public understanding of, and engagement with, ecology
  • stimulate discussion about ecology and its implications for society
  • inspire and enthuse people of all ages about the science of ecology, especially those not previously interested
  • develop skills in communicating the science of ecology.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Awards are open to individuals and organisations to organise ecological public engagement events. This includes, but is not limited to, BES members, researchers, schools, museums, libraries and community groups. Applications from museums and schools are welcome, but projects must involve significant outreach beyond schools.


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When to apply

The second round of funding for 2021 will close at 5pm on 10 September 2021.

Next deadline: 10th Sep 2021

How to apply

Register and apply using the online grant system on the funder's website.

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Activites funded: Environment Science & technology

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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