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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 purpose of Wee Grants is to fund initiatives at a local level. Wee Grants focuses on work that addresses the impacts of poverty and/or trauma under one or more of the following themes:

  • Financial wellbeing
  • Emotional wellbeing and relationships
  • Educational and work pathways.

See the Trust website for details of target groups.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Constituted community groups and small charities with an annual income of less then £30,000.

Maximum annual income:

When to apply

Due to upcoming changes to their funds, the Trust are closed to new applications from 12 noon on 31 May 2024 and will reopen with the new look version in September 2024.

How to apply

Apply online via the Robertson Trust website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Advocacy Befriending & mentoring Community development & regeneration Community facilities Education & training Employability services Financial advice & support Mental health care

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Homeless or badly housed People in poverty Rural communities Men Mental health conditions Offenders & ex-offenders Older people Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Refugees & asylum seekers Local communities Unemployed Victims of crime & abuse Women & girls Young people

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The Robertson Trust

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