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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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South Lanarkshire Community Planning Partnership: Lived Experience Fund


The purpose of the Lived Experience fund is to support partners/organisations in capturing the lived experience of local residents to the community planning partnership to deliver better services, policies and plans.

This money can only be used to capture the views and experiences of people who live in South Lanarkshire and who experience poverty, inequalities and/or deprivation, priority will be given to areas within the top 20% most deprived areas. The money can be used for example:-

  • To purchase equipment/materials;
  • To print leaflets/posters;
  • Any costs associated with the distribution of leaflets/posters;
  • Costs associated with changes to how participation and engagement is delivered during the COVID-19 pandemic, for example, making phone calls; or the purchase of online engagement software; or
  • To pay someone to carry out the work on your behalf.

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Geographical areas funded: South Lanarkshire

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Who can apply

Local Community Organisations that are based in the South Lanarkshire area and who are able to contribute to improving service design and delivery in relation to the South Lanarkshire Community Plan’s overarching objective of Tackling Deprivation, Poverty and Inequality.

When to apply

Currently closed.

How to apply

Application form is available on the Fund website.

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Activites funded: Research

Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Black & Ethnic Minorities Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty

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