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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.

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Foundation Scotland - Baillie Gifford Grassroots Sports


The criteria of the Grassroots Sports fund is to improve the quality and participation in sport for all, remove barriers to participation, and improve sustainability. They will consider applications for:

  • Purchasing sports equipment, excluding items of clothing
  • Coaching and coaching development costs
  • Facilities hire
  • Encouraging the inclusion of minority groups and those facing barriers to entry

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue, Core costs

Fund award sizes

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Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

Constituted groups.

Maximum annual income:

When to apply

Currently closed, due to reopen in March 2024.

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation Scotland website

Contact information


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Activites funded: Sport & physical activity

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities Economically/socially disadvantaged Socially isolated people Older people Disabilities Women & girls Young people

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