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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.


The Cruach Trust is a small Scottish charity, which provides financial support for gardeners, retired gardeners and for preserving gardens throughout the United Kingdom. The trustees also have discretion to make donations to a wide range of organisations in the UK and abroad.

Examples of grants are for: supporting a horticultural apprenticeship, arranged through the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh; gardens, wildlife and the natural environment; music, the arts and cultural charities; medical research and support; organisations working with children, the elderly and vulnerable.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Registered or recognised charities, societies, trusts or other bodies. There is a preference for small local and national charities.


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When to apply

The next deadline is 10 September 2021.

Next deadline: 10th Sep 2021

How to apply

Apply online.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Education & training Environment Health care & wellbeing Research

Beneficiaries funded: Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Older people Young people

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