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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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Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund


The Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund is a Micro Grant fund being supported by The Robertson Trust and The Gannochy Trust. This fund has been created in response to the challenges which rural youth groups are facing in funding the delivery of community based universal youth work.

It will make small awards to enable youth groups operating in rural communities to provide more and/or better youth work opportunities for young people.

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Geographical areas funded: East Ayrshire North Ayrshire South Ayrshire Clackmannanshire Falkirk Fife Stirling East Lothian Midlothian West Lothian East Dunbartonshire East Renfrewshire Inverclyde North Lanarkshire Renfrewshire South Lanarkshire West Dunbartonshire Aberdeenshire Argyll & Bute Highland Moray Na h-Eileanan Siar Orkney Shetland Dumfries & Galloway Scottish Borders Angus Perth & Kinross

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Volunteer run youth groups who: Are based in Scotland, Are volunteer-led and delivered in rural communities with a maximum of 1 FTE staff member, and work with young people aged between 8 to 25 years old

When to apply

Currently closed.

How to apply

Application forms available on the funder website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community facilities Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children Rural communities Young people

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