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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 Paristamen Charity is a small grantmaking charity. 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.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK

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Who can apply

UK-wide and overseas also considered if the applicant charity has a significant presence in Scotland.

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When to apply

Open for applications at all times. Deadlines are 1 February, 1 June and 1 October for consideration at the next trustees meeting.

Next deadline: 1 Jun 2024

How to apply

They do not have an application form – just send a short letter explaining what your organisation does and how a grant might help, enclosing your latest Annual Report and Accounts. For full details on what to include, please visit the fund website.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Advice & information Advocacy Befriending & mentoring Campaigning Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Disaster & emergency services Environment Financial advice & support Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Mental health care Organisational development & capacity building Religious activities Social care & welfare Justice, equality & law Energy

Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Economically/socially disadvantaged General public Homeless or badly housed People in poverty Mental health conditions Offenders & ex-offenders Ill-health Refugees & asylum seekers Religious & Belief Groups Voluntary sector organisations Victims of crime & abuse Young people

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The Paristamen Charity