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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.


Highland Cross exists to raise money for causes that benefit the people of Highland, disadvantaged by disability, ill health or social need. The Highland Cross is a 50-mile duathlon (20 miles on foot, 30 miles on bike) traversing the spectacular Scottish Highlands coast to coast.

They will fund capital assets, such as minibuses, buildings and equipment that will the benefit of people of Highland for the foreseeable future.

Highland Cross has four or five major beneficiaries each year who are expected to contribute to the successful organisation of the event by contributing £1,000 towards the costs and providing 20 appropriate people to act as marshals.

Applications for smaller amounts of assistance can also be made and, if surplus funds are available from the event, a distribution may be made.

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Geographical areas funded: Highland

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Who can apply

Charities and incorporated organisations, regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

When to apply

The deadline is 30 September each year.

Next deadline: 30 Sep 2024

How to apply

The application form is available on the funder website.

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Activites funded: Health care & wellbeing

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged Ill-health Disabilities

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