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.

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Bank of Scotland Foundation - Reach

Summary

The Reach programme is suitable for charities can demonstrate they address disadvantage or social exclusion and will reach the most vulnerable people across Scotland, to provide them with opportunity and equality and making positive, sustainable change.

For disadvantage, examples include charities addressing primary disadvantage such as homelessness, abuse, mental health or poverty, or secondary disadvantage such as debt issues, learning disabilities, illiteracy, lack of employability skills or health issues.

For social exclusion, examples include charities addressing exclusionary challenges for minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT people, drug users, institutional care leavers, the elderly or the young.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant
Type of cost:
Revenue

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
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Maximum:
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Who can apply

Charities with an income of £1.5m or less can apply. You cannot apply if you are a newly registered charity operational for less than one year with no accounts lodged at OSCR

Maximum annual income:
£1,500,000

Exclusions

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When to apply

The next round opens at 12 noon on 6 December 2021 and closes at 12 noon on 16 December 2021.

Next deadline: 16th Dec 2021

How to apply

Apply via the funder website.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Advocacy Befriending & mentoring Health care & wellbeing Mental health care

Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Black & Ethnic Minorities Carers Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Homeless or badly housed Care experienced people Socially isolated people LGBTQI people Men Mental health conditions Offenders & ex-offenders Older people Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Refugees & asylum seekers Religious & Belief Groups Unemployed Victims of crime & abuse Volunteers Women & girls Young people

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