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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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The Paristamen CIO - Responsive Grants


The Paristamen CIO is a small grantmaking charity. They support national charities where they meet their criteria and local charities based in the Yorkshire region or in Scotland.

The Responsive Grant-Making programme is their main programme and the criteria are relatively broad. They make small unrestricted grants likely to make a difference to your operational work.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Revenue, Core costs

Fund award sizes

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Annually awarded:
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Who can apply

Organisations must be UK charities (but they are happy to consider charities exempt from registration).

Maximum annual income:


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When to apply

Open for applications at all times. Trustees meetings are normally held three times a year towards the end of June, October, and February with applications accepted up to the 1st of each month.

How to apply

They do not have an application form – just send a short letter to the funder explaining what your organisation does and how a grant might help and enclose your latest Annual Report and Accounts.

Contact information

Activites funded: Education & training General charitable activities Religious activities

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged General public People in poverty Religious & Belief Groups

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Last reviewed about 1 month ago

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