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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.

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Foundation Scotland - Vattenfall Unlock our Future Fund


The fund benefits renewable energy and environmental sustainability projects working within the boundaries of the local authority areas of Aberdeenshire and/or the City of Aberdeen.

Applications must address all four of the following criteria:

  • contribute to a climate smarter world with sustainability at its core
  • invest in community facilities and activities that are fit for the future and are environmentally sustainable, especially community spaces and transport
  • encourage projects which are innovative in their delivery
  • ensure a legacy and lasting impact, which clearly brings benefit to the local community.

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Geographical areas funded: Aberdeen Aberdeenshire

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Applicants must have a constitution (governing document or set of rules) and be set up on a notfor-profit basis. Applicants do not need to be registered charities to apply, although the activity must be charitable in nature.

When to apply

Currently closed.

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation Scotland website.

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Activites funded: Community development & regeneration Community facilities Transport Environment Energy

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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