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 Claremont Trust seeks to support groups which give practical expression to their faith in the life of society in Scotland and overseas, for example small innovative faith-based enterprises seeking to tackle social need and promote inclusion at local level.

The Trust is ecumenical and was founded on strong convictions of Christian social responsibility. It welcomes applications from any faith group. The Trust also supports initiatives of groups which are working towards a fairer and more just world.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK

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Who can apply

Preference is for charitable organisations working in Scotland at the current time they are unable to accept any applications from bodies based outside of Great Britain.


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When to apply

The completed application form should be returned to the Secretary by the last working day of April for screening. Applications meeting the initial screening criteria will then be considered by the Trustees at their annual meeting in May. Applications received after the April deadline are unlikely to be considered until the following year.

Next deadline: 30th Apr 2022

How to apply

Any organisation wishing to make an application for funding should in the first instance contact the secretary asking for an application form there is a link available on their website.The completed form should be returned to the Secretary by the last working day of April for screening.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Advice & information Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Religious activities Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Religious & Belief Groups

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