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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.


The Veterans’ Foundation has established a grants programme to support charities and organisations that provide lifetime support to those in need among serving armed forces personnel, veterans and their immediate families.

They support a broad range of charities and organisations and cover every aspect of social care including: homelessness, employability, poverty, disability, welfare issues, mental health, marriage guidance, care during old age and confidence building.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

All registered charities and other organizations that support the armed forces community (veterans, serving service people and immediate dependants), including Merchant Navy veterans who have served on operations, may apply.


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When to apply

Apply at any time. The Grants Committee usually sits four times a year in July, October, January and April.

How to apply

Application form and guidance on the website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Befriending & mentoring Citizenship & community involvement Education & training Employability services Financial advice & support Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Veterans & armed forces personnel

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