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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 Institute Of Physics - Public Engagement Grant


This public engagement scheme supports projects that:

  • raise public awareness of, and engagement with, contemporary physics
  • inspire and enthuse public audiences, especially those not previously interested in physics
  • reach adult and family audiences beyond the classroom; develop the science communication skills of individuals, particularly physicists.

They are looking for projects targeted at audiences who aren’t already engaged with physics. Key audiences include women/girls, family audiences, and audiences with low science capital.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

The scheme is open to individuals and organisations passionate about promoting engagement with physics, including: Institute members, researcher in academia or industry, museums, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, libraries.

When to apply

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 1 July 2022.

Next deadline: 1 Jul 2022

How to apply

Applications must be submitted electronically via the online form on the Institute of Physics website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Science & technology

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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