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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 Cinema Equipment Fund is for cinemas and venues to upgrade or install cinema screening equipment and aims to increase access to cinema and encourage resilience for film exhibitors based in Scotland.

This fund will support existing cinemas to upgrade first generation Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) compliant equipment, and support venues with advanced plans for film exhibition to install new equipment. The fund will also support community venues to upgrade or install film screening equipment (such as projector, screen, sound system and media player).

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

Any constituted group offering, or aiming to offer, a regular programme of film screenings.

When to apply

Currently closed.

How to apply

Application form and guidance on the Screen Scotland website.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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