This website uses cookies for anonymised analytics and for account authentication. See our privacy and cookies policies for more information.

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.


Soirbheas provide grants mostly funded by the Corrimony windfarm. The Tier 1 funding the objectives are:

  • to manage community land and assets for the benefit of the community and the public in general
  • to provide, recreational facilities, or organising activities, which will be available to members of the public
  • to promote for the public benefit, rural regeneration, in areas of social and economic deprivation within the community
  • to advance the education of the Community about its environment, culture, heritage and/or history
  • to advance environmental protection or improvements including preservation and conservation of the natural environment, environmental amenities, preservation of buildings or sites of importance.

The beneficiaries of projects must be resident in the Glen Urquhart or Strathglass Community Council areas

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Highland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Premium information
Annually awarded:
Premium information
Notes on award amounts:
Premium information

Who can apply

Only constituted voluntary groups can apply with a minimum management committee of three people. Only open to organisations with an income of £10,000 or less.

Maximum annual income:

When to apply

This is a rolling programme with no deadline. Decisions are normally made within 4 weeks.

How to apply

Application form and guidance available on the Soirbheas website.

Contact information


Premium information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training Environment Heritage & building preservation Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

Report inaccuracy

Last reviewed 6 months ago

All funds from this funder


More information about Soirbheas