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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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Faith in Community Scotland - A Wee Boost


A Wee Boost aims to encourage communities to do what they can safely to encourage hope, joy and connection with one another. The fund has three themes:

  1. ways of keeping vulnerable people connected and hopeful through online community events
  2. community support for vulnerable families and young people particularly during January when schools, colleges and universities are closed;
  3. community support for older people/people living alone who are unable to leave their homes for shopping/exercise etc because of weather, fear of slipping etc.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Premium information

Who can apply

Local faith groups and related community anchor organisations which are registered charities and who have submitted up to date returns to OSCR

When to apply

Apply as soon as possible.

How to apply

Apply online via funder website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Befriending & mentoring Disaster & emergency services General charitable activities Religious activities

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Socially isolated people People in poverty Older people Religious & Belief Groups Local communities Young people

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Last reviewed about 1 month ago

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